open carry

The Masculine-American Way (National Insecurity)

Detail of cartoon by Matt Bors, 13 July 2016, via Daily Kos Comics.And … that would be Matt Bors.

The artist, I mean. Not the closet case with the rifle.

The fun part about asking, “Any questions?” or, “Who needs this one explained?” is the lovely adventure, when someone raises a hand or clears their throat, of trying to figure out just what they need explained and why.

At some point, though, we probably shouldn’t laugh at these people. They unwell, terrified of everything, and carry a killing range on average between a quarter and half mile. As such, they are extraordinarily dangerous.

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Image note: Detail of cartoon by Matt Bors, via Daily Kos Comics, 13 July 2016

A Dose of Irony … Maybe?

This thing was actually pink before GIMPing.

Steve Benen asks the ironic question of the day:

If there’s one aspect of the gun debate that’s obvious, it’s that the NRA is … too moderate?

Yeah. What could possibly lead to such an idea?

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Benen, Steve. “Even NRA sees some open-carry tactics as ‘weird’ and ‘scary'”. MSNBC. June 2, 2014.