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Jon Stewart tore into NRA head Wayne LaPierre for his insanely stupid conspiracy theory about Obama trying to "lull" gun owners to sleep by doing nothing to take away their guns for all these years... just to take away their guns after he gets re-elected.  Oy.

Obama's given everything the NRA could have wanted.  That oughta make their CEO, Wayne LaPierre, a pretty happy man.
WAYNE LAPIERRE (9/23/2011): It's a big fat stinking lie! ... It's all part of a massive Obama conspiracy to deceive voters and hide his true intentions to destroy the Second Amendment in our country. ... That's their agenda.  If anyone doubts that, think.  Use your common sense.

"Or use mine, I'm clearly not using it.  It's just sitting in my brain, collecting dust."

Barack Obama's been good to the NRA.  But for LaPierre, if you want to take away his preconceived narrative, you have to pry it from his cold, dead hands.

WAYNE LAPIERRE (9/23/2011): Before the President was even sworn into office, they met and they hatched a conspiracy of public deception to try to guarantee his re-election in 2012. ... They concocted a scheme to stay away from the gun issue, lull gun owners to sleep, and play us for fools in 2012!

Barack Obama will court his liberal base by running on change, get elected, fail to deliver the change with a Congress from his same party, thus alienating that base in an attempt to win over the people that hate him no matter what, ensuring his victory in 2012, where he and a Congress from the opposing party can finally take away all your guns.

It's just so crazy, IT'S FUCKING CRAZY!!!

Video and transcript below the fold.

As you know, when Barack Obama was elected President, one group in particular, very concerned.
11/8/2008:

BILL WEIR: While the results of Tuesday's election led to celebrations in some parts of the country, in others, there's been a boom in gun sales.

GUN OWNER: I honestly believe he's gonna put a end to certain types of weapons.

DEWAYNE IRWIN: On election day, people wake up and we're thinking, Oh my, you know, Obama won, they're going to take our guns away tomorrow.

Tomorrow?  He's the President, he's not Magneto.  And even if he was Magneto, there's no way to really differentiate between guns and toasters.  He's not gonna, you know... (makes Magneto noise and motions)

Anyway, things didn't quite turn out that way.

CAROL COSTELLO (1/25/2011): Since the President took office, he has actually signed bills loosening gun control, including allowing guns to be carried in national parks, and in luggage on Amtrak trains.

PBS (1/14/2011): So far the only gun legislation the President has signed are laws the NRA actually wanted. ... The President's record on guns has earned him straight F's from the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence.

Hah!  Summer school!  The joke's on you, Brady Campaign, because he got F's, that means he's gonna have to repeat his first term!

Obama's given everything the NRA could have wanted.  That oughta make their CEO, Wayne LaPierre, a pretty happy man.

WAYNE LAPIERRE (9/23/2011): It's a big fat stinking lie! ... It's all part of a massive Obama conspiracy to deceive voters and hide his true intentions to destroy the Second Amendment in our country.

Go on....

WAYNE LAPIERRE (9/23/2011): That's their agenda.  If anyone doubts that, think.  Use your common sense.

"Or use mine, I'm clearly not using it.  It's just sitting in my brain, collecting dust."

Barack Obama's been good to the NRA.  But for LaPierre, if you want to take away his preconceived narrative, you have to pry it from his cold, dead hands.

WAYNE LAPIERRE (9/23/2011): Before the President was even sworn into office, they met and they hatched a conspiracy of public deception to try to guarantee his re-election in 2012. ... They concocted a scheme to stay away from the gun issue, lull gun owners to sleep, and play us for fools in 2012!

Barack Obama will court his liberal base by running on change, get elected, fail to deliver the change with a Congress from his same party, thus alienating that base in an attempt to win over the people that hate him no matter what, ensuring his victory in 2012, where he and a Congress from the opposing party can finally take away all your guns.

It's just so crazy, IT'S FUCKING CRAZY!!!  We'll be right back.

Jon also covered women getting the right to vote "participate" in Saudi Arabia's 2011 2015 elections.

He then covered the #OccupyWallStreet police brutality from Anthony Bologna, or as Jon put it, "Tony Baloney".
Meanwhile, Stephen spent the show talking about how his Super PAC still isn't good enough, because there's still some transparency surrounding it.  But wait!  Karl Rove started a 501(c)4, which doesn't need ANY transparency!  So... Stephen's starting his own 501(c)4!!!
Now to find a billionaire to shower him with money, Stephen had a parody of The Dating Game, where he asked three billionaires what they would do for him.
One of them may or may not have been Mark Cuban.

Originally posted to BruinKid on Fri Sep 30, 2011 at 05:00 AM PDT.

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