Kopel: “Fact check: Obama claim that ‘I say this every time we’ve got one of these mass shootings; this just doesn’t happen in other countries.’”

Great stuff from David Kopel, this time in the Washington Post’s Volokh Conspiracy blog: This morning in Paris (!), President Obama said at a news conference, “I mean, I say this every time we’ve got one of these mass shootings; this just doesn’t happen in other countries.” Is his statement true? In one sense, the answer would be “yes.” President Obama’s statement was in the form of: “Every time X happens, I say Y.” As …

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