It's become a depressing ritual that follows a mass shooting in America.
As details pour in about why and how another gunman slayed a bunch of strangers (or sometimes co-workers), politicians who have largely opposed tightening the nation's gun laws issue statements like the one Gov. Rick Scott did on Sunday.
After a shooter killed 26 people in a Texas church, Scott tweeted this:
Cue an angry chorus on Twitter that wants concrete steps taken on guns:
But there was no sign any minds were getting changed as this backlash was met with a counter-backlash.
So as the gridlock continues, we'll just wait for the next mass shooting.