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I'm just wondering, after reading the latest from the NRA, if there is anything they're not capable of doing, and any occasion they're not capable of sullying?  

The latest, of course, is the assertion that Martin Luther King, Jr. may not have been killed if he had been carrying a gun.  How can someone with a straight face actually say that?  King was standing out in the open, on the balcony in front of his room at the Lorraine Motel when the gunshot rang out without warning.

Someone please tell me - without some sort of warning shot or notice, how in the hell is it that if King had a gun, that he "might not have been killed"?  Sorry, that's just not going to happen.  That's the NRA, trying to write a pretty version of revisionist history in an effort to get their message across.

Next someone's going to try and tell me that the NRA said something crazy like, if teachers at Sandy Hook had been armed, the tragedy may not have happened.  Wait, what?

Originally posted to walterhpdx on Tue Jan 21, 2014 at 04:51 AM PST.

Also republished by Shut Down the NRA.

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