Project Veritas is back on the gun-control beat with a brand new video out today. With gun-control advocates insisting that Americans don’t really need firearms for personal protection because we have police forces to act as instant-response armed guards, PV went undercover to talk with actual police officers about the reality of police response. Unlike the politicians that want to volunteer them for guard duty, the police in the videos are a lot more realistic about the limits of police response — even if they are creative about alternative solutions to firearms in an emergency:
“Go get some bleach. Go get ammonia,” one officer instructed. Yet another officer instructed the undercover journalist to, “lock yourself in a bedroom” and “start yelling and screaming.”
Don’t we all have bleach and ammonia on hand in case we need it in an attack? By the way, the problem with the bleach-ammonia solution is that if you try them together, you’re as likely to kill yourself in the chemical-weapons result of the mixture, a mistake I once made on my first job while cleaning up after hours in a pizza joint (fortunately, we got rid of it immediately). That’s almost as bad as Joe Biden’s advice, as one police officer explains at about the five-minute mark. Instead, several police officers suggested — ta da! — getting a permit to carry a firearm, presumably without firing warning shots through the door.