The Left Exploits Another National Tragedy in Amtrak Crash
This has become as predictable as the sun rising in the east. Every single time something horrible happens, the left rushes to politicize the event and blame it on Republicans and conservatives.
The latest tragedy is the Amtrak train crash in Philadelphia. It’s been barely 24 hours since the crash and early analysis suggests the train was doing twice the recommended speed limit on a precarious curve.
Science loving progressives don’t care about that, as long as there are political points to be scored…
White House: Republicans Have Blocked Investments in Amtrak
Calling the Amtrak train derailment a “horrific incident,” White House press secretary Josh Earnest said investment in upgrades to the rail system’s infrastructure remain important to the administration. And President Obama, he said, has long advocated for Amtrak investments that would “benefit the traveling public.”
But Earnest was quick to note in his press briefing Wednesday that congressional Republicans have blocked such investments in the past.
“Unfortunately we have seen a concerted effort by Republicans for partisan reasons to step in front of those kinds of advancements,” Earnest said, noting that the cause of the crash is still under investigation, and it’s unclear whether infrastructure problems were involved.
Since we have to go down this road, here’s a rebuttal from John Nolte of Breitbart…
The left has no regard for real victims, just progressive approved victims.