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When Gun Control Satire Becomes Reality

Duke Nuk'em Wrote: Dec 28, 2012 6:40 AM
Everything is a weapon, prog!
rficara Wrote: Dec 28, 2012 7:13 AM
Loyal Democrat is our resident Jonathan Swift. He's like a comet that flies by now and then trailing a tail of ironic stardust.

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Back in my less sophisticated days (shocking as it may seem, I wasn’t always the mature, statesmanlike figure I am today), I sometimes resorted to silly arguments when debating gun control, such as, “does this mean you want to ban knives since they also can be used to kill people?”

Smarter opponents would scoff and accuse me of knocking down straw men, assuming a non-existent slippery slope, or engaging in reductio ad absurdum.

I wasn’t even sure what the last one meant, but I secretly felt chagrined because I also thought the...