In the video below, NRA commentator Dom Raso takes The Daily Beast to task for creating and publishing the incendiary image above. (The Beast placed it over a piece by three Marines entitled The NRA Enters the Province of Cowards.) “We don’t encourage violence,” Mr. Raso declares. “Or even encourage it.” Mr. Rason ends his piece by . . .
using the controversial Dana Loesch catchphrase: “the clenched fist of truth.”
Which is, let’s face it, a metaphor that contains a whiff of implied — though unarmed — violence. I wonder how [older] NRA members felt when they saw the “clenched fist of truth” as embodied by the 1968 Olympics Black Power salute. Just sayin’ . . .