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Gabby Giffords Pulls Off (another) Miracle?

Laurie Roberts Column

The lamestream media told you:

Laurie Roberts, Arizona Republic (Gannett) -- Phoenix -- "It was great to see Gabby Giffords at the state Capitol on Thursday. Great to see the former congresswoman, a long-time supporter of the Second Amendment, continue to fight for sensible gun laws." [emphasis added] Giffords was here with former astronaut husband Mark Kelly to launch Arizona Coalition for Common Sense, which plans to push for "sensible changes" in the state's gun laws. 3/22/17

The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that:

Words no longer hold their familiar meaning when used in the "news" media. Giffords and her husband are the leading opponents (not supporters) of everything Second Amendment supporters seek. The Giffords-Kellys are poster children for every anti-gun-rights program in the nation, admired exclusively by the left.

In a short puff piece praising the pair, a handful of vague proposals were either explicit or implied, familiar phrases from the anti-gun rights movement. Mixed in were 11 demeaning slurs aimed at citizens who keep and bear arms.

The concepts these falsely labeled gun-rights supporters propose, according to Roberts' article, include: sensible gun laws, sensible changes, enact reasonable restrictions, and introduce some sanity to our gun laws. A batch of snarky one-liners about bills introduced to expand and protect the rights of citizens tipped the balance off the charts.

Among the slurs hurled at innocent Americans who appreciate their rights this writer Laurie Roberts dislikes are: packing a pistol in their pants, nothing short of crazy, worships at the altar of the armory, you can't reason with these people, and what the gun lobby wants.

Arizona has been ranked first in the nation for good gun laws for three years in a row, by Guns and Ammo, the leading magazine in the field. Those people are among the nation's leading experts, in stark contrast to the unlicensed perpetrators who think they know something in the so-called "news" paper.

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