In her “Some people are just too dumb to have a gun” screed published in the Albuquerque Journal, Joline Gutierrez Krueger successfully puts her foot entirely in her mouth portraying gun owners as dim-witted, high-school dropouts who start to have kids in junior high school.
Yeah, you know the type because you are one after all, just like me, right? We have a few teeth left, smoke cheap cigarettes, drink cheap beer and play the Deliverance tunes on our banjos when we’re not workin’ on the car under the shade tree – or one of the three other vehicles on blocks in front of our broken down trailer.
Our kids are barefoot and running around in diapers and our little girls are often barefoot and pregnant, especially if they can’t outrun their brothers.
You know, Joline Gutierrez Krueger, it’s better to the thought a simple-minded bigot than to open your mouth and remove all doubt.
Here’s some of what this single-mom (who would have guessed?) cat woman wrote, summed up in a couple of sentences:
James Brady died this week, leaving behind an unmatched legacy of sensible gun control… But their efforts, and the efforts of many others, have largely gone nowhere.
If anything, the reverse is true.
Guns don’t kill people – stupid people kill people. But they kill them quickly, efficiently and in greater numbers with guns.
You can’t fix stupid. We know this.
Maybe it’s time to admit that we’re just not sensible enough to figure it out.
You know, honey, we’re intelligent humans and we make and use tools. Some of us anyway.
While guns can be used as weapons, so too can explosives and airplanes make very effective, and fast, killing mechanisms.
The only thing this insipid woman got right was the fact that you can’t fix stupid.
Some people are just too stupid, or too bigoted, to recognize and accept the proven benefits of firearm ownership.
They’d rather call a good guy with a gun than be a good guy with a gun.
After all, when seconds count, police are just minutes away.