A very direct lesson. Taylor believes there is something inherently wrong about encouraging independence and self-reliance. Translating being prepared to take care of oneself as some sort of “on your own mentality” (whatever that is) is just MSNBC double-talk. It’s old fashioned propaganda. Make something good sound like something bad. Independence is what she is sneering at. Liberty is what gun controllers despise. They simply believe the wrong things because they believe in the wrong things, most especially benevolent and all-powerful government .. the ultimate oxymoron.
Transcript via RCP:
This is almost like the Cliven Bundy issue in that we are sort of selling this on-your-own politics to people and it’s really pretty scary. And so this governor has signed into law an on-your-own kind of mentality that you should take a gun to a bar where who knows what happens. You can take guns into schools if your local school board, you know, really approves that. You can take guns into church if your church leaders say so. In the places where we least need, least should come to rely on guns, that’s where we are expanding these gun carry rights. This on-your-own kind of mentality is the kind of thing that really doesn’t belong in our politics.