Gun enthusiasts thronged to shows around the country on Saturday to buy [ranch rifles with plastic decorations -- Ed.] they fear will soon be outlawed after a massacre of school children in Connecticut prompted calls for tighter controls on firearms.
Reuters reporters went to gun shows in Pennsylvania, Missouri and Texas, and found long lines to get in the door, crowds around the dealer booths, a rush to buy [ranch rifles with plastic decorations -- Ed.] even at higher prices and some dealers selling out.
The busiest table at the R.K. Gun & Knife show at an exposition center near the Kansas City, Missouri airport was offering [ranch rifles with plastic decorations -- Ed.] near the entrance.
West Plains, Missouri dealer Keith’s Guns sold out of about 20 AR-15 style [ranch rifles with plastic decorations -- Ed.] in a little over an hour, owner Keith Gray said.
I dare any given Reuters writer to point out West Plains, Missouri on a map. I’ll even spot the map only being of Missouri, and having county borders and major roads on it, and a hint that it’s not in the western part of the state.
They won’t be able to do it. They’re as Missouri ignorant as Ann Coulter is.
In other stupid media tricks, the NYT calls for “limiting high capacity ammunition,” which is like saying we should ban extra wet water. If you’re gonna write gun stories, please go out and shoot a BB gun first.