DURST: Moses Runs the NRA

Moses runs the NRA. Be afraid. Be very afraid. Yes, he's going to lead Conservatives out of the wilderness and into the promised land of high poll numbers. Going to turn around the image of the organization, about as easy a task as taming a wounded weasel with a raw meat stick. Besides, I'm not sure we should be giving this kind of responsibility to a man who was traumatized by apes in two movies. First Ronald Reagan is President of the United States, and now Charlton Heston is President of the NRA, so I guess that means pretty soon Jack Palance is going to head the Red Cross. Then, Ed Asner will run the ACLU, although he did have a shot at the Screen Actors Guild which is close. Heston said, "Mr. Clinton, America didn't trust you with our health care system... America doesn't trust you with our 21 year old daughters, and we sure, Lord, don't trust you with our guns!" The great communicator is alive and loud and speaking from the Mount after hearing from the burning bush, and I don't mean George W either. He called the recent school shootings a "child issue, not a gun issue." I disagree, I think it's a school issue. Get rid of schools, get rid of school shootings. It's so simple.I only wish I could make a noise that would jump right off the page and into your brain like explosive shards of righteous freakazoid fury. It comes from the other day when Senate Majority Leader, Trent Lott, the dufus in charge of the Senate, has gone above and beyond the call of duty of numbskulled determination in his attempt to drag us kicking and screaming back to the 50's, with his characterization of homosexuality as a sin like kleptomania that is curable. It doesn't matter that for all of recorded history, 10% of the population has been and is gay. It doesn't matter that nobody but nobody should be able to tell nobody else what to do when they're alone and nobody gets hurt. It doesn't matter that discrimination is something Jesus preached against. All that matters is Trent Lotts of BS so you can smell it 2,000 miles away, is sucking up to his right wing base by lashing out against an entire group of people because... get ready for this because apparently its important- they are different. One can only thankfully remember that America is great for many reasons; one of them being the national cure for the asinine. It's called defeat at the polls.


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