Armed & Hypocritical
By: Mark Hyman
I recently spoke of high-profile people who are complete hypocrites when it comes to the gun issue (here). They should possess firearms — even illegal ones. But not you.
Even some media — who claim to tell you the truth — are among the hypocrites.
[This doesn't even include the armed Secret Service agents stationed at his children's school which is one of the nation's most expensive -- and elite -- private schools because this is where the Obama daughters attend. The school has its own private security force of 11 personnel including the 7 armed guards.]
[David Gregory probably believes his children have greater human value than the children of the NBC television audience.]
On Meet the Press he broke Washington, DC gun laws even after DC police denied permission to display a banned 30-round ammo clip.
Carl Rowan was a nationally-syndicated Washington Post columnist who argued for gun bans and mandatory jail sentences. But he said he was justified for shooting — with an illegal handgun — a teenager skinny dipping in his pool.
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[Columnist Howard Kurtz was one of those who promoted the absurd and totally hypocritical argument that Gregory's gun law violation was acceptable.]
Their argument? He’s not guilty by reason of celebrity.1/10/13 Armed & Hypocritical
Mark Hyman hosts "Behind the Headlines," a commentary program for Sinclair Broadcast Group.