Oliver Willis and Media Matters had a problem with the credibility of a “gun researcher” quoted in a Washington Times story who said a report from the Michael Bloomberg-funded Everytown for Gun Safety was “riddled with errors”:
Willis was asked what’s wrong with hearing from the other side of the issue:
As it turns out, somebody’s got to be the one to decide which arguments are too silly to be debated, and which people are too “discredited” to debate them::
Uh-huh. And who gets to decide which argument is or isn’t “valid”?
An argument in opposition to gun-grabbing nanny-stater Michael Bloomberg is now on the level of saying the moon is made of green cheese?
That from the person who argued that it wasn’t intellectually dishonest for Salon to insinuate that George Wallace was a “southern Republican”?