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Sat Feb 2, 2013, 06:39 PM

Why is Wolf Blitzer pushing the myth that the NRA has allot of clout?

They lost every Senate race they backed with the exception of AZ, every candidate who was rated F by them won.
Seemed he was bragging that they have 4 millions members and are all powerful. While Moveon has 7 million members & AARP 39 mill.

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Reply Why is Wolf Blitzer pushing the myth that the NRA has allot of clout? (Original post)
sasha031 Feb 2013 OP
Skittles Feb 2013 #1
sasha031 Feb 2013 #4
Cleita Feb 2013 #2
aikoaiko Feb 2013 #3
grntuscarora Feb 2013 #5
krispos42 Feb 2013 #6
sarisataka Feb 2013 #7
lastlib Feb 2013 #8
longship Feb 2013 #9
Iggo Feb 2013 #10

Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Sat Feb 2, 2013, 06:42 PM

1. because he is one of the idiots who still believes it

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Response to Skittles (Reply #1)

Sat Feb 2, 2013, 06:55 PM

4. screw Blitzer & most of CNN, they're all over school shooting

yet give a thumbs up to the NRA, Erin Bernett is doing an interview next week with psycho Ted Nugent.

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Sat Feb 2, 2013, 06:48 PM

2. For the same reason he pushes a lot of myths.

He doesn't tell the truth. His facts, if any, are usually convenient ones.

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Sat Feb 2, 2013, 06:53 PM

3. That might have something to do with no anti-gun laws for the last 4 years.



When Democratic legislators stopped putting up gun control laws the NRA seemed less relevant to voters.

After all is said and done, it will be interesting to see what happens after this massive law of gun legislation settles out.





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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Sat Feb 2, 2013, 06:56 PM

5. I don't think it's a myth.

Maybe there aren't as many NRA members as the NRA would have us believe, but their members are armed and (in large part due to the organization's prodding) angry. That makes for a lot of clout, especially with politicians who have accepted NRA contributions.

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Sat Feb 2, 2013, 06:58 PM

6. What you state is not a historical perspective

THIS ELECTION they got trounced... probably because Obama and the Dems let sleeping dogs lie the previous 4 years.


Remember, the 80+ million people that own guns have to be politically active to in order to continue to do so. They've invested time and money in their guns, and they will invest time and money in politics as well.

The other 2/3rds of the country that doesn't own guns? Yeah, they have to do exactly zero to keep not owning guns.

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Sat Feb 2, 2013, 06:58 PM

7. For the same reason people here

talk about them and give a rat's ass what they say...

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Sat Feb 2, 2013, 07:09 PM

8. He wants us to fear the bullet-heads

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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Sat Feb 2, 2013, 07:35 PM

9. "A lot" of people agree that Blitzer's "allotment" of intelligence is lacking.


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Response to sasha031 (Original post)

Sat Feb 2, 2013, 07:39 PM

10. Because obvious right-wing tool is obvious.

That's why.

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