NRA Dude Hopes Virginia Shooting Victims' Parents Won't Be Total Pussies About This
He's weeping, and also telling the NRA to go fuck itself with a rusty dildo.
After last week's horrific on-air murder of TV journalists Alison Parker and Adam Ward, many people immediately braced themselves for exactly what disgusting thing the NRA would have to say. At first, there were mostly tumbleweeds, but as the NRA is perhaps the most evil institution in all of America, it was only a matter of time! Here's a disgusting, soulless, stomach-churning response from the NRA's Colion Noir, who Media Matters reports is part of the NRA's new campaign to make the organization look cool and hip and "Kids These Days," as opposed to what it really is -- a group of paranoid pants-shitting twats who really, truly don't cry when your child dies.
Noir is concerned that the grieving parents will get all emotional about this and somehow irrationally blame it on guns, obviously in response to Alison Parker's father saying this:
But you mark my words, my mission in life -- and I talked to the governor today. He called me and he said -- and I told him, I said, I'm going to do something, whatever it takes, to get gun legislation to shame people, to shame legislators into doing something about closing loopholes in background checks and making sure crazy people don't get guns. And he said, you go, I'm right there with you. So, you know, this is not the last you've heard of me. This is something that is Alison's legacy that I want to make happen.
Take it away, new hip-hop NRA asshole, who seems the same as the old white NRA assholes:
And to the parents of Alison Parker and Adam Ward, I have no right to tell any parent how to grieve for the loss of their child. Grief-inspired advocacy can be extremely effective and powerful and I say run full speed to find a way to end violence like this. However, sometimes in a fight we can become so emotional everyone and thing starts looking like the enemy, even if they're there to help us. I'm deeply sorry for your loss.
There, there, grieving parents. Guns don't kill people, silly emotionally driven activism kills people. Media Matters also reports that, in other parts of Noir's latest dispatch, he didn't even try to feign sympathy:
Noir wasn't as diplomatic throughout the rest of the video, saying at one point, "Turning this murder into a gun control dog-and-pony show minutes after the shooting because you can't make sense of what just happened is ridiculous."
He also claimed that Hillary Clinton, President Obama, "and the rest of the gun control Wu-Tang Clan are so full of it" because "they try to take advantage of people's ignorance about guns and their emotional response to horrible events to win votes and push an agenda that fosters an unhealthy dependence on the government..."
Yeah, GOD, what pussies! It's as if there's this whole swath of America that isn't addicted to riding the barrels of their guns like it's the best dick they ever had, and are thus emotionally unprepared to respond to a tragedy like this.
Like remember that time a parent of one of the slain children at Sandy Hook had the utter gall to ask the Connecticut General Assembly if just maybe it might not be a good for people to be able to get their hands on assault weapons so easily? Guess he was just being "emotional."
Or that other group, Sandy Hook Promise, which works for both sensible gun control and educating people about mental health? That group is connected to at least one other parent of a slain child and even got gun-owner Tim McGraw to do a benefit concert, because he wanted to do something to "protect our children from gun violence." GROW A PAIR, PANSY!
And more recently, Amy Schumer joined up with her cousin Sen. Chuck Schumer, after two young women were gunned down during a screening of her film Trainwreck in Lafayette, Louisiana, to start a new push for sane gun control laws. Sounds like the Schumers need to stop blubbering their whiny tears all over the place and let the grown-ups at the NRA (and Ted Nugent) handle things from here.
Fuck the NRA, is the point.