Nearly Half of Young Democratic Men Approve of Assassinating a Politician they find 'Harmful'

Nearly Half of Young Democratic Men Approve of Assassinating a Politician they find 'Harmful'

A man attempted to murder Justice Kavanaugh in his home early Wednesday morning.

Jackson Bakich
Jackson Bakich
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June 10, 2022

Early Wednesday morning, a man was arrested with a handgun, a tactical knife, and other tools such as hammer and a crowbar to break into the home of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh with the intent of killing the judge and himself.

The attempted murderer (who has not been proven guilty in a court of law but has confessed to the crime) was upset about the probable overturn of Roe V. Wade and that Kavanaugh would “side with Second Amendment decisions that would loosen gun control laws,” according to FBI special agent Ian Montijo in an affidavit, as stated in USA TODAY.

The perpetrator was angry about gun control laws being too loose, so attempting to kill a man with a gun in protest is seen as rich in hypocrisy.

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) put out multiple tweets about the incident and what he believes is a lack of action from the Biden administration.

“Biden DOJ finally answered my May 11th letter about the safety of of (sic) Supreme Court Justices one month later and just hours after a would be assassin was arrested outside the Kavanaugh family home," tweeted Rubio.

A June 1st poll from the Southern Poverty Law Center found that a whopping 44% of younger Democratic men approve of “assassinating a politician who is harming our country or democracy.”

That number is astounding, and Rubio thinks so too. He also put out a tweet stating,

“Things aren’t going to end well when you have left wing activists & politicians telling people to ‘confront’ public officials & 44% of democratic men under 50 believe it’s ok to assassinate a politician they disagree with," added Rubio.

According to U.S. Law, it is a crime to have “intent of interfering with, obstructing, or impeding the administration of justice, or with the intent of influencing any judge, juror, witness, or court officer, in the discharge of his duty, pickets or parades in or near…a residence occupied or used by such judge, juror, witness, or court officer…(whoever) shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than one year, or both.”

Jackson Bakich

Jackson Bakich

Born in Orlando but raised in Lake County, Florida, Jackson Bakich is currently a sophomore at Florida State University. Growing up in the sunshine state, Bakich co-hosted the political talk radio show "Lake County Roundtable" (WLBE), and was a frequent guest for "Lake County Sports Show" (WQBQ). Currently, he is the co-host of "Tomahawk Talk" (WVFS), a sports talk radio program covering Florida State athletics in Tallahassee.

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