The Ad Does Not Encourage Violence – True
I watched the ad for the first time today. It was hard hitting but advocating “to fight this violence of lies with the clenched fist of truth” hardly encourages violence like:
- Madonna’s thought of blowing up the White House
- Kathy Giffin’s depiction of a beheaded President
- Shakespeare in the Park depiction of President Trump being assassinated
Only in America is the “clenched fist of truth” more violent than a beheading.
Dana Loesch Says The Ad First Aired In April – True
Surprisingly this ad first aired in April and had 17 national airings. The NRA ads are well done and some of them are memorable. I do not remember this ad. Why the big fuss over this ad two months after its initial airing? If this is an NRA publicity stunt, the Democrats fell for it. Here is a nice synopsis of the hoopla over the ad.