Kevin Drum At Mother Jones: We Should Ban All Semi-Automatic Firearms

BY Herschel Smith
2 weeks, 1 day ago

Mother Jones:

Atrios says that if lefties want to fire people up about gun control, they need to get more passionate about it:

To inspire hardcore single issue voters you have to take an absolutist stance on things. I’m not saying this is good politics….Still, there is literally no politician who goes on teevee and says, “the courts won’t allow it right now, but if it were up to me I’d put the well-regulated back in the 2nd amendment and make it extremely difficult for people to own most kinds of guns, and we should work long term to appoint judges who have a more reasonable view of what our constitution plainly says.” Is this good politics? Probably some places it is. Many places not. But lack of voter intensity on issues can be explained by lack of intensity on issues from politicians.

Actually, that still sounds too milquetoast to me. My campaign slogan is simple: Ban all automatic and semi-automatic weapons. That basically leaves revolvers, pump-action shotguns, and bolt-action rifles. I’d probably have a few regulations around those too, but not many.

So Kevin, I expect you to kick my door in tonight to grab my guns.  Oh, I see, you’re a coward and won’t show up here.  Just as I guessed, you want to send other armed men to do it.  This only proves that you don’t really believe in gun control for everybody, just some people.

As long as the right people have guns, you’re okay with that.  Just like Hitler.  As I’ve said many times before, the sons and daughters of hippies are controllers and statists.  They’ve become everything their mothers and fathers hated.  As they say, when you believe in nothing, you’ll believe in anything.


Comments

  1. On November 7, 2017 at 11:00 am, Bill Buppert said:

    All controllers are opposed to the private ownership of weapons and unlimited ownership of weapons by the state.

    Simple.

    They are the existential enemy of all liberty.

    Tell me your position on private weapons ownership and I know everything I need to about your moral compass and philosophical disposition to individual liberty and freedom.

  2. On November 7, 2017 at 11:01 pm, Heywood said:

    Went over to that site and read the comments. Those people are batshit crazy!

  3. On November 8, 2017 at 11:14 pm, Heywood said:

    Good news…All my posts were removed from Mother Jones so that the snowflakes coild keep their safe space! Kinda funny, in a sad sort of way how fragile they are!

  4. On November 12, 2017 at 10:01 am, Ned said:

    Hey Kevin: What do you mean “we,” white man?

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