With a little selective editing, John Barrow becomes poster child for anti-gun group
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence has entered the debate over gun control with a video that features U.S. Rep. John Barrow, D-Augusta, as its poster child…
…Barrow was critical of gun control legislation proposed by President Barack Obama. Said Barrow, In part:
”I strongly disagree with proposals that would deny law abiding citizens their Second Amendment rights, and I’m disappointed he did not propose increased security measures for our schools…
…The CSGV has done some selective editing in its video. In its version of the ad, Barrow displays a pistol and says:
“Long before I was born, my grandfather used this little Smith & Wesson here….”
It cuts the Augusta congressman off there. How did Barrow finish the sentence in the original, and what did the CSGV choose to omit? This:
”…to help stop a lynching.”
Around here, those five additional words make a big difference.
Read the complete article and watch the commercial at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
H/T HotAir where Allapundit has written an excellent article about the ad.
…the congressman targeted here is a Democrat. And not just any Democrat but a Democrat who comes from a district in Georgia that’s much more conservative now, after redistricting, than it was in 2010. The plan here seems to be to ignite a primary challenge from the left, which would, if successful, paradoxically make things much easier for the GOP in the general election. Or maybe there is no plan; maybe this is pure punishment for Barrow daring to accept an endorsement from the root of all evil…
Read the whole thing.
And speaking of “punishment”, Humiliating the Opposition, it’s the Obama Way
…To judge from his surly demeanor and defiant words at his press conference Monday, Barack Obama begins his second term with a strategy to defeat and humiliate Republicans rather than a strategy to govern…
The comments are worth reading, too.
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