As Twitchy reported, the New York Daily News wasted no time in pinning the deadly Orlando massacre on the NRA.

Not to be outdone, the New York Times offered up this brilliant take:


OK, yeah. We read that correctly.

While the op-ed’s author Roger Cohen concedes that ISIS poses a serious, dangerous threat, he can’t resist taking the opportunity to loop the NRA into his web of blame:

Mateen demonstrated again just how potent the mix of ISIS and National Rifle Association ideology is. America is the perfect setting for “lone wolf” ISIS followers because they have access to the weapons they need to do their worst. Despite having been investigated twice in recent years by the F.B.I. for possible ties to terrorism, Mateen was able to walk into a Florida gun dealership recently, and acquire a “long gun” and a pistol. This, by any reasonable standard, is madness.

The AR-15 assault rifle used by Mateen was also the weapon used by the San Bernardino shooters. The former N.R.A. president, David Keene, once described the weapons as the “gun liberals love to hate.” It is in fact the rifle that illustrates why lax American gun laws make American lives cheap. The laws are an aberration.

C’mon, man. Enough is enough.

They’d find a way. You know they’d find a way.



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