Bullshit merchant Dana Loesch’s claim that the NRA isn’t a “lobby group” is patently false As a mostly impartial gadfly, I try hard to be fair. What I seek are sound arguments, […]
US electronics are classified as “arms” to prevent the US’ enemies from developing advanced technologies, yet Donald is OK selling actual US-made guns and ammunition. What the fuck?
I am not anti-gun. I am, however, anti-NRA, which isn’t pro-gun so much as it is the advocacy wing of the arms dealer industry. Anyway, the organization has now released a compilation […]
Every good recipe for deception begins with an ounce of truth. Whoever is managing the current public relations crisis facing the National Rifle Association clearly understands this fundamental principle. In the days […]
by Patrick Vecchio The cynicism of Wayne LaPierre’s press conference Friday becomes clearer every day. LaPierre, the National Rifle Association’s chief executive, desperately tried an obvious media spin trick. The national media […]
by Patrick Vecchio National Rifle Association Chief Executive Wayne LaPierre is not a gifted public speaker. At yesterday’s press conference—the NRA’s first statement after the Sandy Hook school massacre—LaPierre’s head bobbed distractingly […]
by Patrick Vecchio I watched President Obama’s emotional remarks Friday in the aftermath of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre. I was glad I had a box of tissues nearby. I suspect […]
We have heard, over the last 24 hours, all kinds of comment on the tragic shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT. Predictably, much of the public response has taken […]