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I thought you had to be a pretty big heavy weight to testify in front of a senate committee.  I mean if the United States Senate wants to hear what you have to say, you must have something to say!   You are either an expert in your field, or you have some real life experience that would be relevant to what the senate committee is examining...but   I guess that's not really the case anymore...more after the fold....

Somebody named Gayle Trotter from something called  the Independent Womens Forum , where she is a senior fellow ( guess it doesn't take much to be a senior fellow these days either!) was asked to testify in front of the senate committee on gun violence.  What followed was absolute gibberish and second grade logic.  Instead of being laughed out of the hearing room, she was treated with respect by the senators, although she did get grilled a bit by senator Whitehouse.  

One of her main points consisted of a fantasy scenaro of a single women protecting herself with a semi-automatic weapon.. It wasn't an actual incident , mind you, becasue , well there are none.  She was let off the hook a bit on that one, but she made the mistake of going on Lawrence O'Donnel last night, and well , it wasn't pretty...........

Lawrence certainly showed her for the ignoramus that she is....when she couldn't answer a simple question, rather go off on a sillly tangent ( she reminds me of Orly Taitz).    

Here's my question, who chooses these people to testify in front of the committee and are they even vetted??  I mean this was embarrasing!  She even made Wayne LaPIerre sound intelligent and reasonable...and that's pretty friggin hard to do!!

If this is the kind of fantasy evidence that this committee is listening to, I don't really have much hope for this committee gettng anything done.

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