Saturday, December 03, 2011

Timothy Egan: "Gun Nuts in a Rut"

Timothy Egan:
Left with nothing to fear but imaginary fear itself, the gun nuts are in a terrible rut. They need scary opposition in order to flourish. They need someone to hate. They need conspiracies. And, as always, they need donations.

So, in their world, Obama’s silence, his reticence, his passivity is proof of a grand scheme.

“It’s all part of a massive conspiracy to deceive voters and hide his true intention to destroy the Second Amendment,” LaPierre told a major conservative gathering this fall.

Get it: he’s a stealth threat! By design. MORE...

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