NRA-ILA | This feature appears in the November ’17 issue of NRA America’s 1st Freedom, one of the official journals of the National Rifle Association.
The ruling class in America holds one set of standards for itself and a second set of standards for the common man. And the dichotomy between the way those in power view themselves and the way they view average people is never clearer than when the Second Amendment is the topic under consideration.
For example, billionaire Michael Bloomberg’s support for gun control is well known. He makes political contributions to gun control candidates and funds at least two gun control groups—Everytown for Gun Safety and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America. Yet he spends his days surrounded by armed security.
Think about it: Bloomberg pushes gun control for the common man, but lives his life behind layer upon layer of armed protection. Welcome to the hypocrisy of the ruling class.
We saw this most clearly during the 2016 presidential election. Hillary Clinton—a fixture in the ruling class—has enjoyed armed protection for decades, but she campaigned on gun control for law-abiding Americans…