It all started with discussion over an op-ed written by Democrat Rep. Eric Swalwell of California earlier this year, where he wrote that it’s necessary to “ban assault weapons, buy them back, go after resisters,” among other things:

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Rep. Swalwell, who might run for the Democrats’ 2020 presidential nomination, then chimed in with this reminder for those who won’t give up their #2A rights — dare we call it a “threat”:

Well, there it is.

Yikes! But Swalwell later claimed that anybody reading it that way is being overdramatic:

The problem is the people who DON’T and WON’T follow the law, but Swalwell probably already knows that, and he’s hearing about it:

We can already envision “Just obey because I’ll have nukes” on a Swalwell 2020 bumper sticker. Good luck with that.