When the Modern Republican Party Got Gun Religion


Ron Powell writes:
Just as apples are baked into the all American pie, racism and guns are baked into the American Constitution by way of the Second Amendment.”
No doubt.
I’d add this: In the modern era, Republicans got gun religion (wanting many, many more in many, many more white hands) when Governor Reagan and his crowd were emotionally stripped bare as Mr Newton and Mr Seale showed they knew their way around rifles, and more importantly, their rhetorical and organisational ability.

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