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LIBERALISM WOULD BE DISCREDITED IF RESPECTABLE CONSERVATIVE REMINDED LIBERALS OF THEIR PREDICTIONS | 2003-07-12

No liberal prediction ever comes true, but no respectable conservative ever reminds them of their predictions. That's how you become respectable.

If you want to be allowed to make your living in the media, you cannot embarrass liberals

But what has happened with concealed weapons permits over the last ten years is not just the usual embarrassment to liberals that respectable conservatives protect them from. What has actually happened with concealed weapons permits would be a breakthrough, breath-taking news story if anybody ever reported it.

There have been hundreds of thousands of concealed weapons permits issued over the past decade. The result of giving respectable people the right to carry weapons in America has been exactly the same as it has been in Switzerland.

We are speaking of millions of years of honest citizens legally carrying concealed weapons, multiplying hundreds of thousands of permit holders by the number of years they have had these permits.

There have been NO violations! I did not say there had been no bloodbath. I did not even say the permits have not caused a single wrongful death in ten years. I said there has been NO misuse of permits that caused any real trouble anywhere!