‘Why are white people buying “assault weapons”?’

I rarely post twice in a day, so this will be a short one. I just spotted this, which contains a statement too disgusting to leave unchallenged. Most of the article is about the Obama/Biden-inspired spike in firearm (particularly so-called “assault weapons”) and ammunition sales. That’s been covered (and is still being covered) to death, and isn’t what I’m focused on. For that, go to the last paragraph.

One expert sees a darker motive driving some post-election gun purchasers.

“Why are white people buying assault weapons?” said Ben Agger, a sociology professor at the University of Texas at Arlington who wrote a book about the Virginia Tech slayings. “I almost hate to say it, but there is a deep-seated fear of the armed black man, because Obama now commands the military and other instruments of the justice system. They are afraid Obama will exact retribution for the very deep-seated legacy of slavery.”

So now it’s racist to buy an AR-15. I suppose if Senators Chucky Schumer or Diane Feinstein had been elected, spurring exactly the same kind of spike in sales, it would be a manifestation of antisemitism among gun owners (JPFO notwithstanding)

I wonder what the explanation would have been had the presidency gone to Paul Helmke, or Carolyn “What’s a Barrel Shroud” McCarthy.

Another point I’d like to bring up relates to this:

. . . Obama now commands the military and other instruments of the justice system.

What does he mean by “military and other instruments of the justice system”? When did the military become part of the justice system? Have we been put under marital martial (thanks, Timmeehh) law, with no one having told me?

I’ll have more tomorrow, and Snowflakes in Hell, Days of Our Trailers, and The Iron Whirlygig have more now.


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