So the NRA’s long awaited “substantive contribution” to the gun debate is to reduce the 1st amendment (i.e. censor and ban violent movies and video games) while expanding their already expansive interpretation of the 2nd amendment (ie allow guns in schools). However, the banning of violent movies poses a serious problem for the maintenance of the fictive universe they inhabit. For without these movies how will they maintain their core belief that the “only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun”?
I must admit. The NRA’s response underwhelmed me with its lack of sophistication and tact. For a bunch of guys obsessed with war, strategy, stealth and tactical deployments, this document had the subtlety of an eighteenth century blunderbuss.