As almost every lib on Twitter is pointing out right now, the NRA is hosting its annual meeting in Houston this weekend with  former President Trump, Sen. Ted Cruz, Gov. Greg Abbott, and other prominent Republicans set to speak:

Yes, we expect there will be protests:

And Bill Kristol wants a “peaceful demonstration/protest/counter-rally that could highlight the true extremism of the GOP”:

Peaceful protest = GOOD. Now, here’s Bette Midler’s suggestion for the NRA gathering. . .

“Come armed,” she says:

Sigh. As for former President Trump, he confirmed his attendance over on Truth Socia:

“America needs real solutions and real leadership in this moment, not politicians and partisanship. That’s why I will keep my longtime commitment to speak in Texas at the NRA Convention and deliver an important address to America. In the meantime, we all continue to pray for the victims, their families, and for our entire nation–we are all in this together!”

Oh, and if you see this story saying that guns and knives are not permitted at the NRA site. . .

. . .that’s a ruling from the Secret Service, not the NRA:



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