Kyle Kashuv responds to ex-GOP rep who compared him to school shooter

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Parkland shooting survivor Kyle Kashuv said Tuesday he would not accept comparisons to the shooter who murdered his classmates. 

Kashuv’s comment were in response to former Rep. David Jolly (R-Fla.) who said Kashuv’s past racist and anti-Semitic rhetoric is similar to that used by school shooters. 

“I’ve said repeatedly that I’m horrified by comments I sent a few years back – I’ll spend years working to make it right. I will accept and learn from criticism, but I will NOT accept being compared to the shooter who murdered my classmates,”Kashuv said.

Kashuv, a vocal gun rights supporter, yesterday said his acceptance to Harvard was rescinded over past comments he made at 16. 

Harvard rescinded the student’s acceptance following a HuffPost report on comments that Kashuv made prior to the shooting in a shared Google Doc with other students, which repeatedly used the N-word and included the phrase “kill all the f—ing jews.”

In a statement, Harvard spokeswoman Rachael Dane said “we do not comment publicly on the admissions status of individual applicants.” 

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