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Mon Feb 11, 2013, 12:07 PM

NRA's "The Connecticut Effect": The Newtown shooting = A setback that will blow over

How vile do you have to be to come up with a buzzword for a nation's reaction to the slaughter of twenty children and a half-dozen teachers?



The NRA has a name for 20 dead children: the 'Connecticut effect'

We have a strong agenda coming up for next year, but of course a lot of that’s going to be delayed as the “Connecticut effect” has to go through the process.


http://thinkprogress.org/justice/2013/02/11/1567931/nra-connecticut-effect/

WELCH: We have a strong agenda coming up for next year, but of course a lot of that’s going to be delayed as the “Connecticut effect” has to go through the process. What’s even more telling is the people who don’t like guns pretty much realize that they can’t do a thing unless they talk to us. After Connecticut I had one of the leading Democrats in the legislature—he was with us most of the time, not all the time—he came to me and said, “Bob, I got all these people in my caucus that really want to ban guns and do all this bad stuff, we gotta give them something. How about we close this gun show loophole? Wouldn’t that be good?” And I said, “no, we’re not going to do that.” And so far, nothing’s happened on that.

http://thinkprogress.org/justice/2013/02/11/1567931/nra-connecticut-effect/

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kpete Feb 2013 OP
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onehandle Feb 2013 #2
Botany Feb 2013 #3
marmar Feb 2013 #4
TheCowsCameHome Feb 2013 #5
Tommy_Carcetti Feb 2013 #6

Response to kpete (Original post)

Mon Feb 11, 2013, 12:09 PM

1. Fuck the NRA!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

I won't let it ever be forgotten and I will fight them tooth and nail. That is all.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Mon Feb 11, 2013, 12:14 PM

2. Not this time. The tipping point has been reached.

Gun nuttery is now viewed as an aberration.

Much like the Tea Party, the NRA is fatally damaged goods.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Mon Feb 11, 2013, 12:16 PM

3. 'Connecticut effect'



Heartless bastards.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Mon Feb 11, 2013, 12:21 PM

4. That organization is a rat's nest.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Mon Feb 11, 2013, 12:23 PM

5. Prepare to be de-nutted, NRA

Your time is up.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Mon Feb 11, 2013, 12:28 PM

6. "Well, you know,' that thing.'"

Said in a Tony Soprano type voice:

"That thing with the 20 school children and 6 teachers shot brutally to death with dozens of bullets sprayed from an AR-15 that the gunman's mother had legally purchased and lying around for her mentally unstable son to use after she had taken him to the range with it, that thing."

"It will blow over."

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