An adorable tweet today from Grant Stinchfield who is a host for NRA TV network, an online service of the corporate-own radical terrorist organization. (I tend to refer to them as "terrorist" since one of their regular tactics is to instill blood-chilling fear in the public -- the core goal of all terrorist groups -- so that people will be so terrified they'll think they need to buy as many guns as possible from all the danger.) But this today wasn't terror-mongering, but a joke. Right, an NRA joke, so you have to know what great wit is coming. He wrote:
"Let's send a note to North Korea that Sacramento changed its name to Guam!"
I mean, how cool from an NRA host! That's just so great. Actually, a huge thanks to Mr. Stinchfield for helping explain why weapons in the hands of irresponsible people is very dangerous.
Yes, yes, I know it was a "joke." But then that's why I'm waiting for his follow-up tweet trying to defend the quip -- "Nuclear bombs don't kill people, people kill people."
One question, though -- how would he react or any die-hard (no pun intended) NRA supporter on the far-right react if someone posted their own hilarious "joke" that was the exact same, but only changed "Sacramento" to "White House"?
Robert J. Elisberg is a political commentator, screenwriter, novelist, tech writer and also some other things that I just tend to keep forgetting.
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