08.05.2019

Twitter slams Neil deGrasse Tyson for 'tasteless' tweet about mass shootings: 'Lost all respect for you'

Twitter slams Neil deGrasse Tyson for 'tasteless' tweet about mass shootings: 'Lost all respect for you'

Neil deGrasse Tyson is seeing the error of his ways.  

Twitter users slammed the celebrity astrophysicist Sunday after he posted a tweet about the recent shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, that many thought missed the mark. 

"In the past 48hrs, the USA horrifically lost 34 people to mass shootings," Tyson wrote, claiming, "on average, across any 48hrs, we also lose… 500 to Medical errors 300 to the Flu 250 to Suicide 200 to Car Accidents 40 to Homicide via Handgun."

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