Friday, December 29, 2006

The NRA publishes a richly illustrated pamphlet highlighting the greatest threats to unrestricted gun ownership. “Here, for example, is one of the biggest threats to the white suburban hunter,” finds Wonkette, “dirty hippies and their evil sidekicks: the dynamite-carrying owl, sinister pig, angry Wall Street bull, dire wolf, terror chicken and Land Lobster.”

The complete document is now available for download from BoingBoing.

Freedom in Peril
In addition to absolute control of information flow, propaganda is critical in any dictatorship. One of the most distasteful propagandists during the Nazi regime was Julius Streicher, the publisher of the anti-Semitic rag Der Stürmer. Over the Christmas holidays, while other people were enjoying the company of family and friends, the merry gentlemen at Wonkette were uncovering a modern version of Der Stürmer; this time not from the neo-nazis, but purportedly from our friends at the NRA. More from Eclectics Anonymous


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