The NRA and its paid pro-gun propaganda mistress Dana Loesch goes on the defensive against “Hollywood phonies,” athletes who sit during the national anthem, journalists and almost everyone who has become critical of the massive gun lobbying group following the Parkland, Florida, school shooting in an ad that can only be seen as intimidating and threatening to those who are against the NRA’s agenda.
“To every lying member of the media, to every Hollywood phony, to the role model athletes who use their free speech to alter and undermine what our flag represents, to the politicians who would rather watch America burn than lose one ounce of their own personal power, to the late-night hosts who think their opinions are the only opinions that matter…,” Loesch says against a backing track of ominous music. “…your time is running out.”
I personally sent a complaint to Twitter reporting this omimous message and recieved the following message:
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You know if OUR time runs out so does yours. #JustSaying