Sunday, May 11, 2014

David Codrea: UK 'journalists' epitomize snotty attitude toward U.S. gun owners

David Codrea does more good work with this article:

Maybe it's a resentment that goes back to their unsuccessful attempt to disarm subjects that started a rebellion and lost them a colony, maybe it's jealousy at being denied trust afforded their American cousins, or maybe it's just being aware they are subjects of a queen. Regardless, the snotty attitude toward U.S. gun owners, famously exemplified by unwelcome import Piers Morgan, is alive and well in the British press.

"Glocker Moms: like soccer moms but with guns," reads the headline for the "Passnotes" column in The Guardian. "Glocker," get it? How clever the anonymous editorial writer must think he (or she?) is. While gender ought to be irrelevant, Julia Gorin over at Jewish World Review shared some sage insights about anti-gun males a few years back that might apply here, and Sarah Thompson, M.D. shared reasoned observations applicable to either sex Raging Against Self-Defense. Feigned "humor" aside, that's really what the column writer is doing.

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