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Doubling Down on Anti-Gun News

Luscious Lars Wrote: Feb 08, 2013 5:29 PM
The lefties feel that the NRA represents the "strength" in the gun rights movement. If they attack and demonize the NRA, they feel that they can weaken the NRA. If you weaken the strongest beam in a building, it usually collapses. That is what the left is aiming for, pun intended.

Everyone can imagine the horror of a madman shooting up an elementary school, especially the horror of losing your six-year-old in the melee. But at some point, the news media's wallowing in Newtown reminds one of Don Henley's satirical song "Dirty Laundry," and how the anchors' eyes gleam through plane-crash news because "it's interesting when people die; we love dirty laundry."

The "O" word that defines the media at times like these isn't "objective." It's "opportunistic."

To be sure, the "news" manufacturers aren't hoping for a school shooting. But that doesn't mean they aren't ready to exploit it. Newsweek columnist...