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David Hogg Implies Gun Control Opponents Aren’t ‘Human Beings’ — He’s Getting Flak From Both Sides

David Hogg, the Parkland shooting survivor who said he would temporarily forgo college to focus on the 2018 midterms, called on followers to elect candidates who weren’t career politicians.

In his tweet, however, he seemed to dehumanize people who didn’t push gun control legislation:

Hogg went on to set up an apparent distinction between career politicians and “human beings” who cared about kids.

In a tweet posted earlier in the same hour, Hogg also claimed that House Appropriations Republicans didn’t care about kids after they blocked funding for gun violence research:

In the past, Hogg has accused or at least implied that gun rights advocates didn’t care about dead kids.

Watch one of his interviews below:

In response, fellow Parkland survivor Kyle Kashuv was incredulous:

Kashuv, who opposes gun control, also joked that Hogg’s logic meant people should vote for him:

Some also challenged Hogg despite appearing to agree with his left-leaning disposition toward gun control:

Karoli Kuns, managing editor for the site “Crooks and Liars,” told Hogg he needed Democrats:

“David, you do need Democrats. Republicans are not ever going to do what you want them to do,” she said.

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