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Guns! Explosions! Politics!

Here's an ad from Eric Greitens, who won the Republican primaries in my state.  I didn't vote for him because I didn't feel he was conservative enough.  Cool ad, though...



Guns are a really big deal here.  Yep.

Recently, the Democratic candidate for Senate brought out his weapon and assembled it blindfolded in a campaign ad.   He challenged his Republican opponent, Senator Roy Blunt, to do the same.

First off, Blunt is 9,000 years old (almost exactly) so it's not a fair fight.  Second?  Who does the NRA endorse?  Blunt.  Just because some guy can put his gun together on a TV ad doesn't mean he thinks you should be able to have one.

I hope people don't confuse "I have a gun" for "I am a conservative."  It's really cool to watch people assemble guns, shoot stuff and cause explosions but I have a few other issues I'd like my political leaders to address, how about you?

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  1. Missouri political ads have been a blast lately! Thanks for sharing another good one.

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    1. Thanks, Bethany! I loved your pic on facebook, btw!

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  2. Everything about guns makes me uncomfortable at this juncture... but... ok...

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    1. My concern would be more making the gun "cool." Which it is not, no matter how entertaining the ads are. They're deadly weapons/ tools.

      I'm thinking the jobless want jobs way more than watching the next governor go target-shooting or whatever.

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  3. I can't believe your people in power show off assembling guns! NO ONE would ever do that here!

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