Presidential hopeful Andrew Yang weeps at the effects of gun violence

Presidential hopeful Andrew Yang weeps at the effects of gun violence
Andrew Yang weeping (Image via Twitter)

[Ed. – He says a downside of running for president is that he doesn’t get to see his family very much and, therefore, forms troubling mental pictures. He sounds like the perfect person to be commander in chief.]

At the Everytown Gun Safety Town Hall on Saturday, Yang was asked a question by a woman who said her four-year-old daughter died from a stray bullet while her twin brother watched. She went on to ask what the 44-year-old tech entrepreneur would do to address unintentional shootings by children.

Yang got up after the question and asked the woman if he could hug her. Walking off the stage, the two embraced and shared some words that the microphone did not pick up. When Yang returned to the stage, he covered his face and appeared shaken.

“I have a six- and three-year-old boy, and I was imagining —” he said, pausing while he began to cry. “I was imagining it was one of them that got shot and the other saw it.”

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