GOOD NEWS ALERT > New gun permits may be delayed by the shutdown. Wonder if the Tea Party renegades realise their helpful gun control move?
— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) October 1, 2013
Whatever makes the gun control advocates sleep better at night, even after people point out that NICS is still up and active for gun purchases, they can keep lying to their followers.
Of course, Charles C. W. Cooke takes on Piers to note that this celebration of the idea that guns can’t be sold to people who pass background check seems to conflict with his claims of not being against gun ownership:
I thought you weren't anti-gun, per se. MT @piersmorgan: GOOD NEWS ALERT > New gun permits may be delayed by the shutdown.
— Charles C. W. Cooke (@charlescwcooke) October 1, 2013
And Emily Miller tries her best to deflate his good mood with a little basic fact-checking:
Not true. NICS functions normally. RT @piersmorgan: GOOD NEWS ALERT. New gun permits may be delayed by the shutdown.
— Emily Miller (@EmilyMiller) October 1, 2013
9 Responses to “Lying to Cheer Themselves Up”
- SayUncle » Oh, @piersmorgan, are you ever right? - [...] don’t have gun permits in this country. We have NICS and it’s still going. Despite what this news guy …