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

Quix Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 9:48 PM
Wow, who's text book? Maybe one written AFTER 1988... Why do you have to call people names in every post? Sad.

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...