Senator's "sickening" comments about Melbourne car rampage

Liberal Democrats Senator David Leyonhjelm is no stranger to controversy after he has made comments about child care workers which saw him criticised by people online and other politicians.  This time many claim he has gone way too far as he has appeared to make light of the tragic events that happened in Melbourne yesterday.

After Dimitrious “Jimmy” Gargasoulas viciously slammed his car into a crowd of people in Melbourne’s CBD killing four people and injuring many others, Mr Leyonhjelm took to Twitter and posted:

Mr Leyonhjelm, who wants gun control lifted in Australia was obviously making a thinly veiled stab at gun control while pointing out that a car was used to kill innocent people.  The tweet was made less than a half hour after the incident prompting many to fire back at the politician.

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Not backing down, Mr Leyonhjelm engaged with the public.

And even encouraged one to make a formal complaint.

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Mr Leyonhjelm did have his supporters.  One National representative Malcolm Roberts told the media that he thought the tweet was “brilliant”.  Mr Roberts only complaint was that he hadn’t “thought of it first”. 

Talking to the Australian Associated Press, Mr Leyonhjelm said people who were upset were “too stupid to get it”.

Do you think what David Leyonhjelm was wrong or just the wrong time to say it?