Thursday, July 14, 2016

"Glock" and "AR-15" are Magic Words of Incantation for Politicians and Media

It's an oversimplification and, like all such, renders serious conversations about guns and violence non-sensical.  Even the often-sympathetic Washington Post has noticed:

Obama’s strange claim that it is easier for teens to buy a Glock than get a book

This floats around the Internet from time to time, too, lampooning the odd power these two words of incantation have over those who control information and would control our perspectives: