TTAG to Ad Age: FOAD

I publish The Truth About Guns, a pro-2A gun blog. If I was the publisher of, say, Ad Age, I wouldn’t take a political stance on any issue. If the advertising community created some politically minded work like, say, a campaign for gun control, I’d cover it. Fairly. But I wouldn’t create the campaign. Obviously. […]

Mainstream Media’s Latest “Chainsaw Bayonet” Fake News

by Lee Williams When the mainstream media screws up a gun-related story, I’ll usually fire off some slings, arrows and snark from afar. This time, however, I had a ringside seat. This strange tale began when a young reporter at a rival newspaper in our area got her hands on an incident report from the Manatee […]

Association of New Jersey Rifle and Pistol Clubs Puts Governor Murphy in the Crosshairs. Literally.

Remember the liberal outrage when Alaska Governor Sarah Palin used crosshairs on a map to identify electoral races she wanted Republicans to win? [Click here to revisit that epic troll.] The Association of New Jersey Rifle and Pistol Clubs (ANJRPC ) enables similar opprobrium for using the image above in its post New Jersey Gun Owners Get […]

New York Times Slimes NRA Spokesperson Dana Loesch

Yesterday, The New York Times published a profile of NRA Spokesperson Dana Loesch called The National Rifle Association’s Telegenic Warrior. Subtitled How Dana Loesch, a onetime Democrat, became a Second Amendment spokeswoman too incendiary for some right-wingers to handle. This was never going to end well . . . Times writer Laura M. Holson starts her hit […]

Esquire: Gun-Owning “Violent Fckwads” Hide In the Heartland

“Meanwhile,” Esquire scribe Charles P. Pearce writes, apropo of nothing, “out in the Heartland of Real America, violent fckwads are at play. Allegedly. The Lincoln Journal-Star tells us that some folks on a passenger train got very lucky that they weren’t involved in someone’s unfortunately ill-timed exercise of his Second Amendment rights.” A couple of points . […]

Essex UK Police Uncover “Terrifying Stash” of Guns and Explosives

Terrifying stash of guns and explosives found in Essex the headline at trumpets. Given the fact that we’re talking about two manky AKs, a shotgun a handgun of some sort, four microwave-ready explosive parcels and one Saran-wrapped grenade, you’d be forgiven for thinking that Metro’s hysterical headline and motto — “News . . . but not […]

Guns! Untraceable Guns! Ghost Guns! The Wall Street Journal Flips Out

The Rise of Untraceable ‘Ghost Guns’ the Wall Street Journal headline proclaims. An emerging black-market gun-making industry lets buyers bypass background checks and gun regulations, authorities say the sub-head adds. Oh no! . . . Americans exercising their right to keep and bear arms without background checks and gun regulations! Human sacrifice, dogs and cats living together, mass hysteria! […]

Anatomy of an Anti-Gun Media Hit Piece

This is how a media report intended to “raise the alarm” on guns in the community is done . . . Weapon of choice: Police report more guns on streets than ever before Des Moines police report that there are more guns on the streets than ever before. According to the Des Moines Police Department, […]