Tag: CNBC

Romney Panders To NRA, Anti-Gunners. Simultaneously.

“Actually the law that we signed in Massachusetts was a combination of efforts both on the part of those that were for additional gun rights and those that opposed gun rights, and they came together and made some changes that provided, I think, a better environment for both, and that’s why both sides came to celebrate the signing of the bill.” Mitt Romney, CNBC, July 23rd, 2012.

How can anybody know what to make of this guy? As governor of Massachusetts in 2004 he pandered to gun-grabbers and made his state one of the worst in the nation for gun rights . . .

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Remington Still Fighting CNBC Model 700 Hatchet Job

Spinmeisters facing a publicity crisis are advised to live by the “Golden 24.” What you say to the public in the first 24 hours of a crisis is all that counts. Everything afterwards is just mopping-up. In the first 24 after CNBC aired its expose on self-firing Remington 700s, the gunmaker failed to get out a simple message: the Model 700 is safe. Instead, they attacked the network for its “anti-gun” bias and vilified the network’s experts as ambulance chasers. Both of which were true, but unimportant . . .

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