CHARLOTTE, NC — When one news group reported on a concealed firearm that was negligently brought into an airport, they messed up royally — embarrassingly, even.
Let’s take a look at what WBTV had to say:
A man accused of carrying a loaded gun at Charlotte-Douglas International Airport Thursday was arrested.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police say the man was stopped by TSA officers with a loaded .99 handgun around 8 a.m. at checkpoint E.
The firearm was detected in the man’s carry-on bag on the X-ray machine, TSA officials say. The passenger was questioned, arrested and charged with carrying a weapon on airport property.
Now, let’s take a look for a second at the description of the loaded firearm: “the man was stopped by TSA officers with a loaded .99 handgun around 8 a.m. at checkpoint E.”
Would anyone like to explain to me exactly what a .99 handgun is? Anyone? No? Because if someone is selling Ruger LC9s for $0.99, I’m totally in. Pencil me in for 300.
But if its just the media acting like morons, we probably ought to talk about that for a minute.
The trustworthiness of the media has been — for some reason — somehow been married to political leanings, …Read the Rest
Source:: Concealed Nation