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Saturday, February 17, 2018

Tucker Carlson: 'They Call It Gun Control But It’s Not --- It’s People Control'

Thursday, Fox News Channel’s Tucker Carlson responded to calls from the left for gun control in the wake of Wednesday’s mass shooting in Parkland, FL.

The “Tucker Carlson Tonight” host theorized some Democratic politicians and “blustery charlatans in the media” had much darker aims with their calls for gun control, which he argued had little to do with public safety.

“Let’s stop lying about this,” he said. “The calls we are hearing today for gun control have nothing to do with protecting Americans from violence. What you’re witnessing is a kind of class war. The left hates rural America, red America, gun-owning America, the America that elected Donald Trump. They hate them. Progressives are still in charge of most of the major institutions in this country, and they despise the autonomy of an armed population. They want collective punishment for the sins of a few. They seek to obliterate a core constitutional right rather than trying to mitigate its downsides. They call it gun control, but it’s not. It’s people control. For the left, voters who can’t be controlled, can’t be trusted.”



Anonymous said...

It's a theory that probably holds water.

Anonymous said...

Here's my reply from my farm in rural America....come and take them.

Anonymous said...

Every so often some community has a voluntary program for people to give up their guns and some idiots actually do it.If they want my guns they better bring an army and be prepared to die for tham.The only way they will get them is over my dead body.

Anonymous said...

8:04 the gun buy backs go on in the inner cites. Here's how it works. Anyone can buy a gun on the inner city streets for as low as 25$. The residents go out and do this and then turn the guns in for 100$. It's just another feel good gesture that does nothing lower gun violence.

Anonymous said...

That's is what this is all about for the democrats. They want no one to own guns. They can say otherwise but any attempts to protect schools is met with resistance. Some have suggested fencing around schools only to hear from the democrats that will "traumatize" the students. It will make them think they are in prison. How come the private school I attended was entirely fenced in AND we had armed security and this was almost 30 years ago. None of us were traumatized. It was a private school where most of the students came from wealthy families and were at risk for kidnappings. Expensive private schools have been doing this for decades. It shouldn't be that only the wealthy have the privilege of protecting their children but that is what the democrats want.