Robert Tracinski brought us a thoughtful post over the weekend at The Federalist.
Early this week, I wrote an article taking the Parkland kids to task for spreading a lot of bunkum, not just about guns, but about the general state of the world — which I backed up with some facts and figures, and even some charts and graphs.
In response, I got a lot of the usual hate mail, but what struck me was how the general response was summed up in this exchange.
Logic and facts: what have they ever done for us?
The hyping of the Parkland kids is one giant appeal to emotion. The approach is to go to a school where a shooting happened and carefully select a small number of kids who are reasonably articulate and willing to go along with the full gun-control agenda. Ignore the ones who don’t…
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