TTAG reader JT clocked the New York Times article Two Ways of Dealing With Guns and writes:
I know you probably are on top of this, but the NYT is simply beside itself at Texas’ new open carry law. It would be comical if it wasn’t so outrageous. One thing struck me about this piece, though it’s not an unusual slant. It’s a way of characterizing the debate. I don’t know if they really believe that everyone in flyover country is just a mindless rube, or they intentionally mischaracterize the playing field. But they constantly refer to the status quo (the one they disagree with) as being somehow established by the gun industry, as opposed to the collective will of a nation. Here are two relevant quotes . . .