What’s Your Definition of an ‘Assault Rifle’? Question of the Day

Over in the Ministry of Newspeak, the leading lights who run the Merriam-Webster dictionary have taken the occasion of the Parkland massacre to update their definition of what constitutes an “assault rifle”. Here’s the pre-Parkland version: noun:  any of various automatic or semiautomatic rifles with large capacity magazines designed for military use Now . . […]