Skip to comments.Comey slams NRA as selling "fear" to gun owners, says he'd make a "crappy candidate"
Posted on 05/03/2018 8:58:11 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
Continuing his cross-country book tour, former FBI Director James Comey railed against the National Rifle Association and disputed claims that he was considering running for political office. According to the Miami Herald, Comey briefly touched on gun rights in the wake of recent mass shooting tragedies, telling readers at a book event in Miami that the NRA "sells fear" to gun owners.
As for specific gun laws that should be put in place to prevent similar shootings like the Parkland, Florida School shooting in February, Comey said he would support "reasonable restrictions" to current laws. He shot down criticism that changing such laws would be a slippery slope.
"It's not a slippery slope, it's a concrete set of stairs built by America's founders," he said. "Let's have these conversations standing there, holding the rails."
As for making his way back to Washington and running for political office, he told supporters that he'd make a "crappy candidate," pointing to his disdain for political fundraising.
"I hate the idea of asking people for money," he told the crowd.
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He’s not even making any sense.
I cant wait for this piece of slime to be indicted. If we had a functioning Attorney General that would already have happened.
Sadly, we dont.
I can see why Obama liked him.
But what the hell was he doing in George W. Bush’s Justice Department?
This disgraced moron will say anything at this point to keep his name in the news.
I curious then why he and his agents carried firearms...
Yes it is concrete.
Shall not be infringed!
The Second Amendment is absolute.
Don’t let anyone tell you it isn’t, even lying Ex FBI Directors.
Not 1/1,000 the fear sentient citizens have about out-of-control tyrannical government no longer being accountable to us and interested only in its self-preservation. Deep-state, uniparty, corporatist government is "selling" that fear to us every single day.
Me thinketh he talks too much.. usually the sign of someone who has something to hide.
Comey is a loon.
MSNBC should hire him.
Maybe he should take Little Boy Hogg with him on his book tour and interviews.
"...Comey says NRA sells fear..."
I think more people are afraid of law enforcement (including the FBI) not being able to protect them.
He made a crappy director.
At this point I’d say he’d make a “crappy anything.”
Okay, maybe a slightly above average dummy at a big and tall men’s store...
Well, it makes sense, He was a crappy FBI directer, too.
Retired Supreme Court Justice Stephens calls for the repeal of the Second Amendment, and Comey thinks the NRA spreads fear?
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