The Post, of course, was inclined to agree. Its introduction to the reprint cited, with apparent admiration, the low firearm ownership rate amongst civilians in the jurisdiction where the editorial was written: .06 guns per 100 people. Meanwhile, the nationwide U.S. rate, the Post reported, is closer to 100 firearms per 100 people. The Post also noted recent attempts by the locale where the editorial was written to tighten its own firearm laws, including laws governing their registration, storage, use, and prohibition.
Like we said, we’ve seen it all before, and so has anyone who’s read gun-bashing editorials in any big-city American newspaper.
Only this time, the editorial wasn’t originally published in a U.S. city. It was published by a state newspaper in Pyongyang, North Korea. You can read it here for yourself.
Well, there are a lot of people at WaPo (and elsewhere) who think it wouldn’t be such a bad idea if Obama had the same sort of dictatorial powers that Dear Leader has. Make it a lot easier to get around that pesky Constitution.
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