There’s something to be said for resisting the urge to spout off on something you don’t know a lot about. Unfortunately for so many gun control advocates, they don’t let a lack of knowledge stand in their way.
Former Democratic U.S. Rep. Donna Edwards was on MSNBC earlier, where she made what she no doubt thought was a great argument for gun control. Spoiler alert: It was not a great argument for gun control. It was not a great argument, period.
Former Rep. @DonnaFEdwards (D): Shooters mow down
"thousands" with "automatic rifles" using "high-capacity ammunition" every single year.
— Julio Rosas (@Julio_Rosas11) September 5, 2019
The Washington Examiner’s Julio Rosas also points out that “blunt objects, such as clubs and hammers, killed 467 people, with hands, fists, and feet killing 696 in 2017.” Maybe they were automatic hammers? Or high-capacity fists?
— The Sauvage Spider-Ken (@SpiderKenX) September 5, 2019
Morons. And yet, they get an audience.
— Patchouli Jim (@PatchouliJim) September 5, 2019
They just say whatever they want now.
— Joel Hernandez (@BadOldDays) September 5, 2019
And they do it because they know that the odds are slim that the media Guardians of Truth will ever call them out on it.