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Friday, December 14, 2012

Gun Control Is Not an Issue Facing the Nation, According to the White House's Website

Posted by on Fri, Dec 14, 2012 at 1:02 PM

After watching the president's remarks, in which he said the thing to do in response to horrors like today's shootings is to hug your kids (um, that's it?), I went to the White House issues page just to see whatever generic stuff they have up there about gun control. But they don't have anything generic up about gun control. They don't have anything about gun control, period. I clicked on Homeland Security, I clicked on Defense, I clicked on Ethics, I clicked on Civil Rights, I clicked on Urban Issues, I clicked on Rural, I clicked on Veterans…


Nada. It's not an issue, apparently.


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Thanks for making mention of this glaring error. I'm not usually one to write to politicians ... mostly because I know how useless it can be ... but I felt compelled to voice my disappointment about President Obama on this particular issue in the comments on the White House website.

Probably won't do any good but it made me feel better.
Posted by maeveh on December 14, 2012 at 1:28 PM · Report this
It's not an oversight. It's that Democrats decided to stop pressing the issue after Republicans successfully turned the message of "they're going to take your guns away" into a series of electoral victories.
Posted by decidedlyodd on December 14, 2012 at 1:31 PM · Report this

The real issue is more and more insane twenty somethings.

People like the Portland Mall Shooter who look for everything like the typical guy walking down University Ave.

Listening to the vituperative and hostile nature of comments in hip Seattle forums, none of it surprises me.

You people are angry. And so you cling to your affectations.

When you don't get what you want, you strike out against whatever bogeyman or scapegoat is handy.

But now the mirror is pointing right back at you...
Posted by Supreme Ruler Of The Universe http://_ on December 14, 2012 at 1:51 PM · Report this
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If you email the White House using the handy-dandy form they provide, "gun control" is not on the drop-down box of possible topics, either.…
Posted by Fnarf on December 14, 2012 at 2:20 PM · Report this

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