Our gaffe-prone Vice president has done it again. Yes, the man who told us FDR went on TV for a fireside chat long before people had TV sets, the man who told a supporter in a wheelchair to “stand up so we can see you” has decided that the best weapon with which to protect our families and ourselves is–wait for it–the double barreled shotgun! That’s right, the best self defense weapon, far better than an AR-15 type carbine, is technology two centuries–or so–old.
One can only imagine what he’ll come up with next: the crossbow? A trebuchet?
For a relatively quick explication, stop by Gun Values Board for my most recent article on this topic. It may be worth your while.