I get letters sometimes.
Here's a sentence from one:
"...The M4A1 and similar variants are the about the last, best thing
keeping the corporate government and the financial / capitalist elite
from pulling the kill switch on its last victim, turning it full banana
Except they've done a good job of doing that pretty much since this country was founded.
Some of the financial/ capitalist elite in the Land of the Brave learned a long time ago that keeping the proles armed to the teeth and at each others throats was a great way to keep in business.
I would say it disturbs me that otherwise progressives might think owning assault weapons keeps them safe from the Man, much less these kinds of Guys.
Except that I think it more likely my post and blog showed up in a 'bot search after the NewTown massacre, was processed to determine where on the political spectrum I was, and a form letter was generated to sell the idea to me that everybody just needs all the firepower they can get.
Because, you know, civil war is great for the booming business.