NRA Unveils Horrifying Anti-Resistance Ad at Annual Conference
On his 99th day in office, President Trump addressed the National Rifle Association, becoming the first sitting president to do so in over three decades. The NRA played a vital role in electing Trump by spending more than triple what it had on GOP nominee Mitt Romney in 2012.
In his introduction, NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre predictably praised the president before declaring academic, political and media elites "America's greatest domestic threats." The CEO went on to screen the organization's newest ad, which aims to give the media "the big fat black eye it so often richly deserves."
"They use their media to assassinate real news," begins a female voiceover. Meanwhile, monochrome time-lapse clips of cities across America dissolve into coverage of anti-Trump protests.
"They use their schools to teach children that their president is another Hitler. They use their movie stars and singers and comedy shows and award shows to repeat their narrative over and over and over again," she adds.
There's even a shot at Obama: The former president gets slammed for endorsing the "Resistance."
"All to make them march, make them protest, make them scream racism and sexism and xenophobia and homophobia; to smash windows, burn cars, shut down interstates and airports and bully and terrorize the law-abiding until the only option left is for the police to do their jobs and stop the madness," the narration continues over clips of the violent Berkeley demonstrations.
Ironically, the ad features no rifles. In fact, the spokesperson offers an alternative way to "stop this."
"The only way we save our country and our freedom is to fight this violence of lies with a clenched fist of truth."