That’s the notice underneath a Pittsburgh Post-Gazelle article entitled Why Americans have guns. Sub-head: Let’s be honest: A lot of people own them because they are fun. Let’s be honest, there’s a lot in the article that won’t warm the cockles of gun control advocates’ hearts. Including the author’s final declaration that . . .
I’m not optimistic there will be a gun-safety “grand bargain.” The nation is divided and guns often mark the border line, even if some of us manage to straddle both sides.
Yes, well, the article’s not THAT controversial. So why disable the comments? A common practice amongst the mainstream media and, certainly, the civilian disarmament industrial complex (especially on YouTube).
Why the antis so afraid when it comes to public discourse on guns? Sure, some commentators’ flames reach Fahrenheit 451, and should be removed (as we do here on TTAG). But total censorship? What’s that all about?