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NRA’s Wayne LaPierre Slams Obama’s Reference to ‘Absolutism’

Earl29 Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 2:14 PM
The NRA has volunteered to train them free of charge. The NRA is expert at this type of training. Of course, you are right that it is cheaper to bury them than to guard them.

President Obama’s inaugural address was arguably one of the most liberal speeches he’s ever delivered—but one line in particular drew the ire of NRA’s Wayne LaPierre:  “We cannot mistake absolutism for principle, or substitute spectacle for politics, or treat name-calling as reasoned debate.”

Speaking at the 56th annual Weatherby Foundation International Hunting and Conservation Award dinner in Reno, Nev., LaPierre said, “Obama wants to turn the idea of “absolutism” into another dirty word, just another word for extremism. He wants you to accept the idea of “principles” as he sees fit to define them. It’s a way of...