It all started when “Ellen” producer Andy Lassner had a short back & forth with Dana Loesch:

Uh oh, now he’s done it! Vox’s Aaron Rupar didn’t like an actual civil discussion about the topic, possibly because it contained no kneejerk NRA blame or any similar talking points:

A civil discussion about the issue is “silly”? That figures:

To the obvious displeasure of some on the Left.

Such “discussions” often end with people like Rep. Eric Swalwell reminding everybody who has the nukes.