Okay, I have no way of knowing for sure if they’ve ever seen a gun.
These headlines are so ridiculous, you might even wonder if these ladies and gents know what the word “gun” means. I really wish they would get informed about guns from people who’ve actually used one!
“Guns in Banks are Not Like Guns in Schools” – Hendrik Hertzberg, The New Yorker
I’d say guns are precision instruments, manufactured with serious quality control standards. A Glock 17 in a bank is in fact exactly like a Glock 17 in a school.
“Yes, Guns are More Dangerous Than Snakes. Here’s the Math.” – William Saletan, Slate
I mean, I sure hope so, especially if I need to kill a pesky snake.
“Friends Don’t Let Friends… Hold Onto Guns?” – Lisa L. Lewis, Slate
Well, I guess you’re right, if they’re holding onto a gun like the person in the image at the top of your article:
“Guns in the White House?” – Carol E. Lee, Politico
What kind of question is that? Do you realize the White House Secret Service have guns?
“The Second Amendment is a Gun-Control Amendment” – Adam Gopnik, The New Yorker
I’m just gonna take the 5th on this one… oh, wait, that might not mean what I think it does.
“The Myth of the Good Guy With a Gun” – Evan DeFilippis and Devin Hughes, Slate
Yikes. Guess “Good Cop” is a myth after all.
“Goats, Guns, and Georgia” – Charlie Allenson, Huffington Post
Not sure I see your point.
“Time for Gun Owners to Be Good Sports About Gun Restrictions” – Frank Deford, NPR
Time for a serious moment here. Maybe Frank has seen a gun before, but I’m not sure he’s seen many gun owners. The overwhelming majority of American gun owners are great “sports” in every way. Meeting one is a great way to learn that.
“3 Reasons Why Guns Are A Health Problem, and 3 Things We Can Do About It” – Sanjeev K. Sriram, Huffington Post
…a health problem? Like high blood pressure?
“Is It A Real Gun, Or Is It Airsoft?” – Channa Joffe-Walt, NPR
Well, at least this one’s asking questions. Getting informed is always a good place to start!
NEXT: THAT GIRL JUST LOVES TO SHOOT!