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

rhinegarten Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 2:11 PM
More than likely this individual, if one would so choose to elevate him to that level, already had a record and should never been allowed outside a jail cell.
SOGAPreacher Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 2:16 PM
Actually, no. He had no prior record and obtained the gun legally. He says he dropped it and it went off.

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...