Whenever politicians (especially presidents) suggest that citizens should just “turn in” their guns to the authorities, my response is always, “You first”.
In other words, you forego your own guns, and disarm your security details first. (And for the police chiefs who buy into this bullshit: first disarm all your police officers, especially your SWAT teams with those evil military-style weapons; let’s see how that works out.)
Fortunately, thanks to some excellent reporting, I can now say that at least one group of brave politicians is following my suggestion.
Democratic National Committee spokesperson Michael Tyler announced Thursday that all candidates who run in the 2020 presidential election as Democrats will completely forego armed security for the entirety of their campaigns, in a clear and bold stance against gun violence in America.
As the title of this post suggests…