A brief aside about Christina Green and the Tuscon shootings
For Mark Meckler, Sal Russo, and all the other people who claim that the
shooting death of nine-year-old Christina Green and others in Tuscon, Arizona on
January 7, 2011 is being exploited for political advantage, we present
this clip from The West Wing episode, “War Crimes” which aired November 7, 2001.
Mr. President, we’re not gonna get anywhere by treating gun owners like psychopaths, and particularly in the South, where guns are a tradition and a heritage that’s passed on from father to son. You can’t…
That’s not good enough.
A tradition that’s passed on from father to son? We tamed the frontier, John. We did that already.
The NRA is gonna say you’re taking advantage of the shooting in Abilene. That you like it when these things happen, ’cause it gives you a chance…
Let them stand in this room and say that. On this day. Let them stand in this room.
I like it?! She was nine years old!