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The Know-Nothing Party, part 2

Know-Nothing Party Chairman Lindsay Graham, R-SC

Lindsay Graham, one of the two Republican U.S. senators from South Carolina, is speaking pretzel logic as the gun ownership debate continues after the Sandy Hook slaughter. Here's an excerpt from an Associated Press story I saw today:

(Graham) noted he had an AR-15 semi-automatic rife in his home. He said America would not be safer by preventing him from buying another one.

The question is, What kind of paranoid universe is Graham living in to think he needs more than one AR-15? The NRA's chief executive, Wayne LaPierre, said in his disconnected-from-reality press conference Friday that violent movies are among the reasons for gun violence. Perhaps Graham has been watching too many violent movies featuring outnumbered but heavily armed good guys taking on and against all odds defeating killer swarms of whatever minority group it's fashionable to blow up these days.

As for the NRA's cop-in-every-school proposal, I keep asking: Where is he money coming from? I haven't heard or seen the answer.


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Dec. 28th, 2012 04:36 pm (UTC)
I completely agree. I also wonder how walking past armed guards would effect children if that's the environment they had to attempt to learn in every day.
Dec. 28th, 2012 05:01 pm (UTC)
Besides being puppet lackey cronies for weapons manufacturers, the NRA specializes in promoting fear. Armed guards in schools is the stupidest, most cynical public policy idea I can recall.
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