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Response to ancianita (Reply #45)

Mon May 26, 2014, 07:20 PM

47. I would like Mr. Moore to answer his own question.

Why is it always men who go on these killing sprees?

I have great respect for Mr. Moore and for his work, but I also think it's important to discuss the issue he raised (and then ignored).

And, as I have said elsewhere:

I think gun control is a losing issue for Democrats, and I'd like to see the national party take a neutral stance on it, or, at the very least, take a federalist stance (i.e. this is an issue that should be left to the states to decide).

While I am a die-hard liberal, I do not support gun control at all in this political climate, not because I oppose gun control in principle, but because it's a losing issue. It's just another wedge, and it's a very effective one. I am willing to let go on this one so as to focus on other, more pressing, issues.

This may seem calloused and calculated, and it is, but we need to win at the polls in all 50 states. The Democratic Party's perceived stance on gun control does great damage to liberal interests.

http://www.democraticunderground.com/1014458098


-Laelth

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