With the reliability of a swiss timepiece the NY Times has targeted the National Rifle Association as the Prime Evil responsible for the Tree of Life massacre.
In a post titled “It’s Time to Talk About the N.R.A.” Nicholas Kristof wheels in the full suite of tired subjective arguments accusing the gun rights organization of all the bad things.
Arming the murders and letting them keep their guns! Check.
Murder is such a problem in the United States because guns! Check.
Die from guns every 15 minutes. “I was a once a member but no longer” self righteous departure argument. Extremists hijacked the NRA. Only in America do we give violent extremists ready access to assault weapons. The NRA supported gun control in the past.
You can read the full piece, however if you have read any previous piece after an incident then you have already read this one.
Maybe someday we can return to blaming perpetrators for the acts the perpetrate… but it is not this day.