August 11, 2016

It's extremely disturbing that the psychotic 'suggestion' that Hillary Clinton, the Democratic POTUS nominee, should be neutralized by a Second Amendment zealot/Trump sycophant is not sufficient grounds to disqualify Trump as a candidate. He should have been arrested for uttering such dangerous rhetoric, yet, his new friends at the NRA are using those criminal assertions of Trump to sell more guns. Of course they are.

How are they pulling this off? They are using an ad that labels her as a hypocrite because allegedly, 'she doesn't believe in your right to keep a gun at home.' Except she's never said or alluded to such malarkey, ever. She has never campaigned against the Second Amendment, the favorite amendment of bitter, White Supremacist, poorly educated Trump supporters, and, unfortunately, a few other gun lovers who might not fit in that niche. They are not a group to play with, and the suggestion of a crazed demagogue could easily translate into a Yitzhak Rabin-style assassination.

Media Matters comments:

Clinton has never said she opposes gun ownership. In fact, Clinton’s campaign website says she “knows that gun ownership is part of the fabric of many law-abiding communities.”

And in recent months Clinton has repeatedly said that “legitimate” Second Amendment rights should be “protected” while she advocated for laws to keep guns from people prohibited by law from owning guns. She has also explained that you can call for stronger gun laws “and still support the right of people to own guns.” reported that the NRA is spending $3 million on an ad that began airing the morning of August 9 in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Nevada, and North Carolina. In the ad, a narrator says that Clinton has been “protected by armed guards for 30 years, but she doesn’t believe in your right to keep a gun at home for self-defense,” adding, “An out-of-touch hypocrite, she’d leave you defenseless.” According to CNN, the ad “shows the back of a woman who looks like Clinton walking onto a private airplane while what looks to be the US Secret Service surrounds her.”

This is a woman, maligned by the media for decades who happens to be a former First Lady, Senator and Secretary of State. All candidates of major political parties receive automatic Secret Service Protection, and no one has ever made a big stink over it, until it's a woman who threatens the liars in the Republican Party.

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