Student Grills Beto O’Rourke over Running on ‘Platitudes’ Instead of ‘Actual Policy’

Campaigning Tuesday at Penn State University, a student pressed 2020 Democrat presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke on when he will unveil “actual policy” — echoing bipartisan criticism that the former Texas congressman is heavy on style, but light on substance.

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Jeh Johnson: Our Leaders Have to Accept Responsibility That Their Words ‘Makes Violence Inevitable’

Tuesday on MSNBC’s “Live,” former Obama administration Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson said “our leaders” have to accept responsibility that their words can inspire violent acts like the shooter who allegedly killed 50 people at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. Johnson said, ‘There is, without a doubt, a rising tide of hate and violence based upon racism, bigotry, Islamophobia, anti-Semitism in this country and now across the planet. Most recently, the Dutch attack and then New Zealand. When I read, for example, the manifesto left by the Coast Guard officer who was arrested  last month, in Maryland, I could not help but think that he and others who have turned to violence felt as though, in their own deranged mind, they were emboldened and encouraged to do so by some very large voices that perhaps would even condone what they’re doing, in their deranged minds. And so without a doubt, there’s a correlation between what these people who turn to violence feel they should do and the rhetoric that we actually see online. And so, what I’ve been advocating is that our leaders, those who command a microphone, have to raise the level of civility and accept responsibility for their

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