Skip to comments.The Democrats' Gun Owner-Bashing YouTube Moment
Posted on 07/24/2007 9:47:49 PM PDT by gpapa
Sen. Joe Biden is the embodiment of snide. Snide is the embodiment of the left-wing attitude toward gun owners. So when snide Joe Biden confronted a YouTube user who asked Democrat presidential candidates about gun control during a debate Monday night, what unfolded was a Teachable YouTube Moment -- the caught-on-tape embodiment of ideological snideness toward the Second Amendment and those who defend it.
"Good evening, America. My name is Jered Townsend from Clio, Michigan," the YouTube citizen questioner began. "To all the candidates, tell me your position on gun control, as myself and other Americans really want to know if our babies are safe." Townsend then pulled out his Bushmaster AR-15. "This is my 'baby,' purchased under the 1994 gun ban. Please tell me your views. Thank you."
New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson was asked to respond first. CNN host Anderson Cooper noted that Richardson has "one of the highest NRA ratings." Richardson ran so fast from his record, you could see the Road Runner puff of cartoon smoke billowing at the base of his podium. "The issue here, I believe, is instant background checks," he sputtered. "Nobody who has a criminal background or is mentally ill should be able to get a weapon." Richardson babbled for a few more painful seconds about "attacking poverty, bringing people together, dealing with those kids in the ghettos that are heavy users of gun violence," while the liberals in the audience sat stone-cold silent.
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MOLON LABE, rats and rinos!
While watching the debate I only uttered two phrases over and over again: “F that” and “F you” (nobody was around fortunately, because I said it enough to make somebody’s ears bleed). At Biden’s comment, I sat there for a good minute in stone cold silence, amazed at what was just said, before I exploded in a volcano of profanity.
I don’t understand why having a weapon as your “baby” is viewed as such a negative. People adore their cars, spending thousands to soup it up. People dote over their entertainment systems, pumping hundreds to thousands of dollars just to be entertained to the max. Why should a weapon be considered any differant? I don’t shoot at people, and rarely do I actually shoot at an actual siloette. That’s mainly because I enjoy the sport of shooting. I wish more people understood that. Yes, weapons do kill, but just like people practice archery and never use that skill to kill people, the same applies to fire-arms.
Biden the plagiarist - he’s the one who is mentally ill.
I see a political ad in the making.
Wrong! The issue here is the Second Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, the supreme law of the land.
Et qui nolunt occidere quemquam, posse volunt. - Juvenal
Even those who don't want to kill anybody would like to have the power to do it.
Biden is from Delaware. It's a useless little jackass state.
I support the right to bear arms, but anybody who calls a machine gun his “baby” must be a loon and a Democrat.
Democratic gun owners - irresponsible
Republican gun owners - sensible
“The Tennessee hillbillies” were really contributoers to Salon.com from LA.
Who is to say the “gun nut” wasn’t another politcal stereotype being propagated by the Left?
Someone on another thread sensibly pointed out that the gentleman with the gun worded his question the way he did so as to get in on the questions. If he had said he was a gunowner (and an AR-15 at that!) he wouldn't have gotten on.