Brilliant and totally serious Real Journalists™ are pitching fits over gun rights advocates’ insistence on using proper gun terminology when covering guns. Because, put simply, their feelings don’t care about facts. But unlike these journalists, tweeter @RobProvince actually knows a thing or two about guns — and he’s got the journos pegged, too. Earlier today, he put together a fantastic thread to explain why proper gun terminology actually matters, and why journalists are trying so hard to avoid using it:

Heh. But @RobProvince’s points still stand.



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