And three days after the Kroger's shooting eleven people in a synagogue were shot to death with an assault rifle wielded by Robert Bowers, a twisted, hate-filled social media fiend who may be the avatar for the all the twisted, hate-filled minds spreading the plague of antisemitism in this country that has intensified in the two years since Donald Trump has been in office.
But Donald Trump will not say that Nazis are bad because neo-Nazis make up a significant chunk of his base and the issue of banning assault rifles has barely surfaced this mass-murder around.
Instead Donald Trump has chosen to quickly change the subject of those who died last week and further rattle the nerves of our already too-rattled nation by springing on us that he plans to abolish the 14th amendment - which grants citizenship to all those born on our soil - because he can.
His anti-immigrant supporters are now hopped up on the idea while far-right conservative pundits on Fox News gleefully pick apart our Constitution to argue that the 14th Amendment in truth never meant that just anybody born here was entitled to American citizenship.
The rest of us nervously wonder if Donald Trump can, in fact, erase whichever of our Constitutional rights it pleases him to erase,