Conservative NRA personality rails against the news media in new video



Conservative talk show
host Grant Stinchfield.


NRA/YouTube


The National Rifle Association is lashing out at The Washington
Post over
criticism of a controversial advertisement
 the
organization promoted that critics described as
“an open call to violence.”

Conservative NRA talk show host, Grant Stinchfield railed against
the newspaper in a video message on Monday, calling it a
“fake news outlet” that was “destroying” the country.

“You people do more to damage our country with a keyboard than
every NRA member combined has ever done with a firearm,”
Stinchfield said in the video. “Your paper’s new slogan may read
‘Democracy Dies in Darkness.’ It should say ‘Journalism Dies at
The Washington Post.'”

“For years, The Washington Post has tarnished gun owners in an
effort to take away our Second Amendment freedoms,” Stinchfield
alleged. “But The Washington Post isn’t mad about the lack of
guns, it’s upset about the abundance of truth.”

The message follows another video released by
the NRA nearly three weeks ago — one that was viewed as
inflammatory, due to its use of violent images from protests in
the US. Critics have accused the gun-lobbying group
of fear-mongering. 

The latest two-minute video also responded to a review written by
The Post reporter Alex Horton on another viral NRA video, this
time featuring conservative commentator and former Navy SEAL Dom
Raso. In the video, Raso said he was “disgusted” because
“Americans are accepting to live with these conditions,”
referring to what he called “media motivated by extreme
ideology.”

Light on gun advocacy, heavy on politics

Several veterans, including Horton who served in the US Army as
an infantryman, made note that the NRA’s advertisement lacked
a message promoting firearm advocacy. Gun owners also
believed the
organization was…

Read the full article from the source…

Back to Top