The bastion of leftist propaganda known as MoveOn.org has been a big factor in promulgating anti-traditional talking points since the Clinton administration.
Not wanting to miss an opportunity to weigh in on the contentious gun rights debate, the highly partisan group recently announced a new television commercial aimed at outing legislators who have taken donations from the National Rifle Association.
The ad features a self-described Second Amendment advocate who easily becomes a willing pawn in the call for stricter gun regulation.
“I’ve had enough,” Jerry Thompson said in the commercial. “So here’s my message to Congress. You take money from the NRA and continue to do their bidding, we’re going to remember that come election time.”
He ends by declaring, “The NRA doesn’t speak for me,” which also happens to be the name of MoveOn’s ad campaign.
I believe the association between lawmakers and lobbyists should be examined, though the NRA has historically been a stalwart supporter of Constitutional rights.
When MoveOn trashes a group for standing up for liberty and wanting to deal with the real causes of violence, it really says more about them than the NRA.
Since an armed populace poses a threat to a tyrannical government, though, far left groups like MoveOn are eager to sully the reputation of such defenders by claiming “they don’t speak for the vast majority of Americans,” as Thompson said in the ad.
MoveOn isn’t stopping with the television spot and released plans to organize rallies, visit lawmakers at their offices, and offer bumper stickers proclaiming “The NRA Doesn’t Speak for Me.”