I nominate the man who walked right in front of Crazy Person Wayne LaPierra during today’s NRA press conference carrying this sign as today’s best person.
There’s little more to say that hasn’t already been said about the NRA and the unrivaled batshittery of Wayne LaPierre. A man who believes the UN is plotting to takeover the world and usurp your freedoms. A man who, on the one week anniversary of the Sandy Hook school shooting, called for more guns in schools.
Today’s press conference was an ugly farce devoid of reason and starved of self-awareness, or as Charles Pierce put it
It’s a dangerous world out there full of crazy people, Wayne told us. It’s a dangerous world full of bloody video games, bad Oliver Stone movies, and a media that only cares about misinforming people about the guns that Wayne and the people who have paid his salary over the past 20 years want to sell to us to employ to protect our most precious children, to whom we don’t give the same level of protection that we give to Yankee Stadium or to the president of the United States. You see, Wayne is up there, not taking questions, because, really, the only people who truly care about the safety of all of our most precious children are the people like him, making sure that we have enough good guys with guns to protect us from the bad guys with guns. And here’s Asa Hutchinson to explain how our latest dodge is going to work.
If LaPierre is still invited to appear on Meet the Press this weekend, NBC should be embarrassed.