That’s the headline over at Americans Against the Tea Party, who fail to understand that Internet sarcasm requires a “/sarcasm” tag. “In Dallas Texas on Saturday, a group calling itself ‘Open Carry Texas’ showed up armed with semi-automatic pistols, rifles and other various firearms. In order to present a strong and intimidating front against a group [four members of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America] they believe wants to limit their liberty, these brave men stood shoulder-to-shoulder, weapons poised for immediate response to any hostile move from their sworn enemies.” Yes, well, no. In the picture above they’re posing (for a photo) not poising. Check out this other angle provided by Moms Demand Action’s Twitter feed . . .
Question: were the civil rights marches of the ’60’s aimed at “intimidating” the racist power structure of the time?