Media Matters tool Oliver Willis was debating gun rights tonight, so you’d probably guess that something insanely stupid was said—and you’d be exactly right.

Here’s how the debate started:

Willis then went to the tired Freudian angle that men who support gun rights feel the need “compensate” for inadequacies elsewhere:

So if men who support gun rights because they’re supposedly “compensating” for inadequacies, what about women?

Willis had that all figured out as well:

Willis, who is always the smartest guy in the room (just ask him), must have worked as an ad rep for “Handguns” magazine or something, because he wouldn’t just make that up would he?


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Willis must have the data to support such a claim:

Of course Willis has that data, because he’s so much smarter than everybody else you guys. Just don’t ask him to produce evidence or you’ll risk being labeled racist.