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Even if I believed him I couldn’t care less

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So now President Obama is trying to put on the gun-lover chameleon suit by claiming that “up at Camp David, we do skeet shooting all the time.”

Putting aside my skepticism for a second, the only logical response is: “So what?”  I’m not so gullible to think that because you share one of my hobbies means that you share my values.

Enjoying one of the benefits of the Second Amendment (not the purpose of it, but a positive externality) while trying to undermine it does not earn you points.  It makes you a hypocrite, at best.

President Obama also went on to say, “And I have a profound respect for the traditions of hunting that trace back in this country for generations.”

Jacob Sullum must have had a moment of precognition over at Reason because he penned a piece over a week ago titled: “When a Politician Talks About Our Rich Hunting Tradition, Reach for Your Gun

Written by BornLib

January 28, 2013 at 5:01 pm

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