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Right-wingers falsely blame Bill Clinton for Navy Yard massacre
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By Pat Cunningham
Sept. 18, 2013 5:05 p.m.



Former US President Bill Clinton deliver

The wingnut website Breitbart. com offers THIS SLANT on Monday’s shooting spree at the Washington Navy Yard:

It hasn’t always been the case that only MPs can carry firearms on U.S. military bases. A mere twenty years ago, “gun free zones” made their way to these facilities under the watch of President Bill Clinton.

According to a Washington Times editorial written days after the Nov. 5, 2009 attack on soldiers at Fort Hood, one of Clinton’s “first acts upon taking office… was to disarm U.S. soldiers on military bases.”

Clinton’s actions birthed Army regulations “forbidding military personnel from carrying their ...

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