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January 13, 2011

Anti-Gun Metaphor Congressman: Obama had to put on a "double barrel" effort last night

Topics: Political News and commentaries

Rep. James Clyburn (D-SC) managed to inadvertently illustrate why his clarion call for political rhetoric free from such metaphors is both impractical and impossible.

As Doug Powers aptly suggests, Clyburn at least deserves due credit for making a positive contribution to the current dialog:

Rep. James Clyburn (D-SC) has been an outspoken critic of the use of so-called violent or vitriolic political rhetoric. Specifically, he has bemoaned references to targeting candidates or any type of reference to guns.

On MSNBC this afternoon he said President Obama had to put on a "double barrel" effort at last night's memorial service in Arizona.

So much for dispensing with the "violent rhetoric" he reflexively spoke out against so strongly.

Click image to watch the video (if you think you can handle the "violent rhetoric":


Posted by Richard at January 13, 2011 4:07 PM

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