It reads like it was taken from the front page headline of a 1994 newspaper. For those of you who remember the golden age of hip-hop, when rap was blamed for at just about every violent incident in America, politicians took to the media and Congress to demean the genre. It doesn’t seem like much has changed, at least not for Texas Congressman Ronny Jackson, who shifted the conversation about shooting at the Uvalde school from gun control to entertainment.

Whenever tragedies like the one in Texas occur – the loss of 19 children and two of their teachers at the hands of 18-year-old Salvador Ramos – there are weeks when the finger is pointed who is to blame. Rep. Jackson aired his thoughts during a recent interview.

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“Our prayers and thoughts are with the families there,” Jackson said. “It’s just unbelievable, unbelievable evil.” He acknowledged that conversations about the Second Amendment and gun control laws will take place, but he wanted to focus on “how does something like this [could] arrive.”

“I grew up in a small town in West Texas, not too much smaller than Uvalde, and I could never imagine something like this happening when I was growing up, but when I was growing up, things were different. The focus was on family and community and church,” Jackson added. “We knew each other and I’m not saying the people of Uvalde don’t know each other, but I think it was Fly [us]. I think our culture has changed over the last 30 to 40 years.”

“And I just think kids are exposed to all kinds of horrible things these days too. I look back and think about the horrible things they hear when they listen to rap music, the video games they watch from a very young age with all this horrible violence and stuff, and I just think…they have regular access to the internet, which is just not good for kids, I don’t think.

He then said no one should “point fingers too much right now”. Watch it below.