Monday, March 25, 2013

Dogwhistle, anybody?

National Rifle Association head Wayne LaPierre said Sunday that New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg (I) is trying to “buy America” by spending millions of his personal fortune to urge key senators to vote for gun control.
“He can’t spend enough of his $27 billion to try to impose his will on the American public,” LaPierre said on NBC’s “Meet the Press.” “They don’t want him in their restaurants, they don’t want him in their homes, they don’t want him telling what food to eat. They sure don’t want him telling what self-defense firearms to own. He can’t buy America.”

Gee, a guy named Bloomberg - trying to "buy" america. What popular myth about "you-know-who" and their control of the media and monetary system do you suppose La Pierre is trying to reinforce?


grumpy said...

besides, the NRA spends millions lobbying, ie buying, senators and congressmen/women, so where do they get off griping about Mayor Bloomberg?

Sanoguy said...

Good points, Blue Heron and Grumpy!!

Ken Seals said...

I'm afraid you are going to come up with some other corroboration evidence of antisemitism in the NRA. I didn't read that into their remarks at all. But, I'm not of that tribe.
I think you could say I'm a WASexP. White Anglo Saxon ex Protestant.