On The Mass Shootings, Trump Points to Mental Illness

6 min readAug 5, 2019

I’ve noticed that people have been quick to blame President Trump for the recent spate of mass shootings across the United States. Now I don’t like Trump and I think he causes a lot of problems, but mass shootings aren’t one of them.

I don’t think Trump wakes up in the morning with an intention to encourage a shooting. The people who perpetrated mass shootings made a decision to commit those crimes independent of Trump. So I think Trump may finally be onto something. You’re probably going to disagree, so bear with me to the end and see…