Former Obama official says McConnell’s “big gun” must be compensating for something else

Kal PennKal Penn — yes, he can be called a former “Obama official” — tweeted some distasteful distaste for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s gift of a gun to fellow Republican Sen. Tom Coburn Thursday. The actor who once served as an associate director for the White House Office of Public Engagement somehow “made a point about the Second Amendment” by saying that the commemorative firearm presented to Coburn was really more about McConnell than his retiring colleague.

He then longed for childhood days of watching Yosemite Sam — and because McConnell and Coburn brought up guns already, why not have them join?

Naturally, Yosemite Sam lends himself to a dated “Cowboys and Indians” reference. Enter: Bobby Jindal.

Wait, what?

Penn, himself, is not “that kind of Indian,” either — his parents emigrated from India, and he grew up in a traditional Indian family.

Although Penn departed his public engagement position with the White House in 2011, he rejoined the president’s team as a member of his arts committee in 2013.

(h/t Twitchy)

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