ABC’s Raddatz Grills Jindal: How Can You Blame Oregon Shooter’s Father?


ABC’s Martha Raddatz grilled Republican presidential candidate and Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal on Sunday morning over his remarks condemning the Oregon shooter’s father, asking Jindal if he really knows enough about the situation to be blaming the father.

Jindal said last week that the father is a “complete failure” and “should be embarrassed to even show his face in public,” adding, “he’s the problem here.” The long-shot White House hopeful also blasted him for “lecturing us on the need for gun control.” Raddatz asked Jindal if he knows enough about the family to suggest that the father bears some responsibility.

“We’ve got a moral decay going on in our culture,” Jindal said on This Week, echoing statements he made earlier in the week. “We’ve got graphic violence in our movies, our video games, our TV shows. We’ve got senseless violence being depicted in our songs. We’ve got a culture that doesn’t value life.”

Jindal continued: “We’ve got millions of boys growing up without father figures, without that guidance at home. Too often, these shooters are misguided young men. And so you’ve got Hillary ClintonBarack Obama, and now this shooter’s father lecturing us on the need for gun control.”

Watch the video above, via ABC.

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