Skip to comments.Rove: Dems must ‘stop scaring’ gun owners
Posted on 03/24/2013 11:42:40 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
GOP strategist and fundraiser Karl Rove on Sunday said Democrats needed to stop scaring people about gun control if they wanted to pass bipartisan measures to stem gun violence.
Rove pointed to the debate over instituting background checks and said that Democrats were overreaching and pushing away gun owners eager for a bipartisan solution.
This was prompted by the Sandy Hook murders. Those guns were legally purchased with a background check. This would not have solved something like that, said Rove in a panel discussion on ABCs This Week. Let's be very careful about quickly trampling on the rights of people who -- and look, you want to get something done? Then stop scaring people.
Rove said that there could be mutual agreement on many issues, including closing so-called gun show loopholes, but that heated Democratic rhetoric in the gun control debate had frightened many gun owners that confiscation was the next step.
If you say should we keep the mentally ill and the -- and the criminals from getting guns, everybody would say yes. But that's not what this is about, said Rove. We're talking about, in this instance, having a registry where if a grandfather wants to give a treasured shotgun to his grandson, or granddaughter, he has to register with the government and go and get approval as the government to give that gun to his grandchild.
Sen. [Charles] Schumer [D-N.Y.] for some reason or another, insists upon keeping a registry of guns. Now, if there's one thing that scares a lot of people who believe in the Second Amendment, is the federal government keeping a national registry of gun sales, and gun purchasers, and gun owners, Rove continued.......
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Whose side is Rove on!!!!!?
Rove is a damn traitorous pig.
Tokyo Rove is at it again. Why in the world would he want to help the Democrats and their RINO enablers?
A RINO cannot change his horns.
Take a hike Rove. Nobody in gov't is even working on legislation to prevent gun violence. They're too busy working on people control.
Rove... Emperor of Losers.
Karl Rove: The next Charlie Crist. He’ll be on the DNC payroll advising Democrats in 2 years. Just watch.
You have to ask?
Karl Rove has done so much damage to the Republican party that he might as well be a Democrat.
How ‘bout this:
Hey Carl, we’er not scared. We’re pissed and we’re gettin’ ready.
“How To Cook A Frog” by Karl Rove
Don’t forget Bush 41, Bush 43, Bob “Let’s make a deal” Dole, McLame, Romney, et al!
Which gun owners would that be? The ones too stupid to see that 'rats will NEVER stop working toward a total ban and confiscation?
But we should run a platform in 2016 praising the merits of gay marriage?
You like hemlock every time you speak and the world is stupider for your existence
Sssshhhhhhh! He’s trying to get Obama elected for a third term!
heated Democratic rhetoric in the gun control debate had frightened many gun owners that confiscation was the next step
Well, DUH. The Dems haven't minced words. They've come out and said the goal is confiscation. Rove can't be that stupid. Ipso facto, he's on their side. He wants them to move more stealthily towards confiscation; not give away the real game plan.
Better frightened than complacent! Personally, the more fired up they get gun owners, the happier I am. I'd like to see every conservative patriot (and even moderates if they are 2nd Amendment patriots) armed to the teeth. The more arms and ammo the people have, the safer we are.
BTW, you liberals? You are on your own, wave at us through the FEMA camp fences.
No, they need to abandon the insane premise that "gun control" will stop gun crime. Criminals don't obey laws.
The obvious tactic by the 'rats and other would-be gun grabbers is to pass these ineffective laws. After a while they'll say "guess that's not working, we need to confiscate and remove all guns so there are just none available anywhere for criminals." Of course that won't really work either but... They'll have achieved their real objective of disarming us. NFW
The FEMA headquarters for the Mid-South states is so near to me that they could walk over and pick me up or if they sent a vehicle it wouldn’t even get warmed up.
Rove is on Rove’s side. He is in is for Rove.
Jeez, no wonder we are in the crapper. When you list them in order, it makes one wonder how we're still here.
Over 3 decades since we elected a genuine, principled leader. The American people are pathetic sheep.
If they come for you, you know your duty.
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