In this BBC mock-u-mentary, gun collector Ron Hill offers Auntie Beeb some helpful insights into Americans’ love affair with guns. But it’s still your usual firearms freedom freak show. Specifically, machine guns! The film leaves British (and world) viewers with the impression that the average American owns a fully-automatic weapon. Literally. The last image shows . . .
Mr. Hill using the giggle switch on one of his full-auto rifles. Not that there’s anything wrong with machine guns, just that they’re being used here to paint The People of the Gun as wackos. We need to do a counter-documentary on Why Brits Love Such Horrible Food. They eat black pudding!
Meanwhile, let’s set Great Britain’s hoplohobia’s harridans straight. Why do Americans love their guns?