NBC News just can’t understand how someone can be so defiantly defiant when the need for gun control has never been more obvious.
Speaking as objective journalists, that is:
National Rifle Association CEO Wayne LaPierre defiantly blamed violent video games and movies, the media, gun-free zones in schools and other factors during the organization’s first public statement following the elementary school shooting in Newtown, Conn. last week.
“The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun,” he said, asking Congress to immediately appropriate the money to put a police officer in every single school in the country.
The NRA executive’s statement was nothing short of defiant in the face of mounting discussion of the need for tighter restrictions on guns — including renewing a ban on assault weapons — in the wake of last week’s shooting.
Given that these mass shootings so often happen in “gun free zones,” where shooters know they are less likely to encounter armed resistance, why do leftists so defiantly support the same gun-free zones?
I find their defiance puzzling. Journalistically speaking.
Consider this an open thread. It’s annoying that we have to have this discussion, but apparently we do. The “government must solve everything by doing the stupid thing that sounds good” crowd demands it.
And they are obviously the ones in charge these days…