East Tennessee on Guns – 2
A few days ago, I noted that on a local radio show:
Throughout the whole bit (that I listened to, anyway), not one person called in in support of more gun control.
Today, that changed. Dave Foulk (who has a blog) was basically stating that, in light of recent events, that if people wanted to be armed for self-defense reasons they should be. Even at church. He noted how the recent school shooting in Israel and the Colorado shooting a bit back and how armed good guys stopped them. (note to Dave: there are several instances of that occurring).
And then, for the first time, someone who was anti-gun called in. A guy named Nathan. Nathan, taking his plays directly from the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Ownership play book, did everything we’ve come to expect from anti-gunners, including:
Calling us extremist, paranoid and delusional – Yes, our extremist position that is supported by the majority in this country. Our extremist position that had lead to 48 states passing concealed carry laws. And our extremist position that politicians pander to. Note that no one is seeking the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Ownership’s endorsement. But they want NRA’s because gun owners vote.
He also said there were no cases of church shootings. The host should have asked him if even read the news.
He also pulled the classic of changing Foulk’s argument from if people wanted to be armed for self-defense reasons they should be to you want to arm everyone. It’s easy to address an argument no one’s making, I guess.
Several callers phoned in to say Nathan was wrong.
Then, David called. He started right into Ravenwood’s Law and used wild west metaphors, which we know are inaccurate in addition to being stupid. Then he went into conspiracies about Israel and how Arabic Sultans (his words) bought our media. Oy!
I love when the antis open their mouths. They do our work for us.