Watching the last Republican debate gave me a headache. The main thing that infuriated me: Donald Trump’s thinly veiled reference to the size of his penis. Is this really what we’ve come to? The party that’s supposed to be protecting our gun rights is now using the “small penis fallacy” to attack each other. Does anyone care what the genitals of any politician look like? I certainly don’t and it isn’t an image I need in my head. Worse still, this tactic is regularly used by those who loathe guns . . .
People who oppose the right to keep and bear arms are constantly telling us as gun owners (yes, even women gun owners) that we only have firearms because we are somehow dissatisfied with the size of our genitals. Now the Republicans have stooped as low as anti-gunner hoplophobes, in my humble opinion, and it doesn’t seem to get better. There’s one candidate who will not stop, always defend against insults, and honestly, if it keeps up, I hate to think of what he will come up with to prove he is “adequate”.
When have these below-the-belt insults ever helped in any debate? All they do is seek to intimidate because one can’t form a logical response – hence the reason the tactic’s use by so many anti-gunners.
This political cycle is frustrating because, based on polling, it’s not looking good for our gun rights. That said, there are candidates on both sides who have lost my vote, and at this point, I will probably just vote third party. Go ahead and tell me I’m wasting my vote but my conscience won’t allow me to choose some of these people as our next president. Perhaps I will write in John Elway. At least he didn’t blame the loss in Super Bowl 48 on the size of anyone’s genitals.