By Jenn Jacques
Back in March, Hamilton Nolan wrote a disgusting piece of journalistic excrement on Gawker called “Guns Won’t Protect You, Old People, You’re Too Old And Weak“. Which pretty much tells you all you need to know about Gawker and Mr. Nolan.
In part, his diatribe read:
We live in scary times: sharia law, foreigners, and rape gangs haunt the streets of this once great nation. Some old people believe that they must arm themselves in order to find peace and safety.
Wrong. Old people. Wrong. Want to find safety? Can you even “find [the] safety” on the handgun you’ve purchased? Probably not very quickly, with your poor eyesight and fingers ravaged by arthritis.
In this day and age when you have Obama, ISIS, and Chief Keef, you—an elderly American—are thinking seriously about getting yourself a gun, for protection.
Might as well get yourself a dragon, or a unicorn trained to be your bodyguard. That would help you just as much.
When you’re old you’re slow as hell and decades of muscle erosion have made you weak. Pretty much any healthy young person can beat you up. Is a gun gonna even things out? Nope. In order for that gun to work you have to …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms