Liberal group’s TV spot: Why does Mitch McConnell support the same gun policies as al Qaeda?

posted at 4:01 pm on April 12, 2013 by Erika Johnsen

That al Qaeda training video MSNBC via BuzzFeed tried to peddle yesterday, as some sort of “See, even al Qaeda thinks our background-check system needs work!”-attack on gun-rights defenders? A liberal advocacy group has already put together a TV ad that seizes on the vid to try and attack… Mitch McConnell?

Oh, honestly. Allahpundit already pointed out the completely false premise on which the terrorist vid is based: You cannot buy a “fully automatic assault rifle” at a gun show without a background check, or, you know, at all, unless it’s from pre-1986 and you want to go through an extensive permitting process with the feds. Did the lib group who put this together really not know that the al Qaeda vid is totally wrong, or did they just not care? Pathetic either way, and anyhow, I’m with Charles C.W. Cooke on this one: I see it as a net positive that people who want to hurt us are aware that we have easy access to means of self-defense.

Team McConnell was not impressed.

McConnell campaign manager Jesse Benton said the Al Qaeda ad is the latest in a string of “deplorable” attacks.

“These rabid partisan extremists have no interest in promoting what’s right for Kentucky and they’ll stop at nothing to attack its biggest advocate,” he said. “The political Left has proven they’ll stop at nothing to target people who disagree with them. Racist attacks on Mitch’s family, illegal bugging, and connecting him with terrorists won’t stop him from fighting for the Second Amendment rights of law abiding Kentuckians.”


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so if you support the secound amend. you support al queda. If people fall for this crap then we really are in trouble.

ChunkyLover on April 12, 2013 at 4:04 PM

Why does Barack Obama support the same immigration policies as al Qaeda?

steebo77 on April 12, 2013 at 4:04 PM

Well, they are Obama’s buddies.

Schadenfreude on April 12, 2013 at 4:05 PM

Why do democrats hide behind women and children like al qaeda?

Why do democrats dance on the corpses of dead children?

Why do democrats play tonsil hockey with dictators?

CurtZHP on April 12, 2013 at 4:05 PM

Why does Obama feed on carrion like AlQaeda?

Schadenfreude on April 12, 2013 at 4:06 PM

Qaeda are not terrorists. The Obama admin. said so.

Schadenfreude on April 12, 2013 at 4:06 PM

Isn’t there a limited penumbra of the Second Amendment, which would allow the reasonable, sensible and practical disarmament of every filthy Communist, in America?

OhEssYouCowboys on April 12, 2013 at 4:07 PM

“The political Left has proven they’ll stop at nothing to target people who disagree with them. Racist attacks on Mitch’s family, illegal bugging, and connecting him with terrorists won’t stop him from fighting for the Second Amendment rights of law abiding Kentuckians.”

Jesse Benton, McConnell campaign manager

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That’s right, Jesse.

There’s no ‘low’ too low, no action too heinous, when it comes to promoting “the agenda.”

listens2glenn on April 12, 2013 at 4:07 PM

I will say this for the gun-grabbers: They are creative in their desperation. How many ‘comparisons’ does this make now?

Liam on April 12, 2013 at 4:08 PM

Well, Obama seems to favor the drug cartels and the Muslim Brotherhood so why is he in such bad company?

fourdeucer on April 12, 2013 at 4:09 PM

so if you support the secound amend. you support al queda. If people fall for this crap then we really are in trouble.

ChunkyLover on April 12, 2013 at 4:04 PM

People voted for Obama.

We really are in trouble.

The Rogue Tomato on April 12, 2013 at 4:10 PM

I was never a big fan of McConnell…..

..But all this petulant BullSh*t is making me more inclined
to support the man.

hey Dmeocrats, you sure are a bunch a Gutless crap weasels…

ToddPA on April 12, 2013 at 4:10 PM

Ok you progressive regressive Commie-crats, you want to play dirty like this? Fine.

Why does the Democratic Party support the same open-borders policies as al Qaeda?

Why does every time Mahmoud Ahmedinejad give a speech discussing the US, he sounds like he’s reading a bunch of Democratic Party talking points?

We could go on and on, but why waste the time? It’s not like any of these comparisons would bother you. Many of you would probably consider them a badge of honor…….

djm1992 on April 12, 2013 at 4:11 PM

The Communists are as psycho-sexually dysfunctional about the disarmament of Americans, as they are about the dismemberment of babies in the womb.

They’re obsessed with everything that is wrong.

And that defines them.

OhEssYouCowboys on April 12, 2013 at 4:11 PM

Isn’t there a limited penumbra of the Second Amendment, which would allow the reasonable, sensible and practical disarmament of every filthy Communist, in America?

OhEssYouCowboys on April 12, 2013 at 4:07 PM

I could easily let that be covered under the ‘treason’ clause in the main text.

Liam on April 12, 2013 at 4:12 PM

Do the libs think they are really going to get this seat? 2008 was the best shot and Mitch still won fairly handily. Mid-terms are traditionally brutal for the party in the WH (not that the Rs do not miss 2-foot putts), but McConnell is very organized in his state.

mwbri on April 12, 2013 at 4:13 PM

Obama is for open borders, just like AlQaeda.

Schadenfreude on April 12, 2013 at 4:16 PM

Border crossings are up in Texas, just like in Afcrapistan and with AlQaeda.

Schadenfreude on April 12, 2013 at 4:18 PM

Liberal group’s TV spot: Why does Mitch McConnell support the same gun policies as al Qaeda?

Why do liberal groups want to disarm Americans?

Could they have much in common with al Qaeda?

Could they want al Qaeda to win against a disarmed populace?

Could they just be looking for another opportunity to bash their own country by siding themselves with a terrorist?

Resist We Much on April 12, 2013 at 4:19 PM

ToddPA on April 12, 2013 at 4:10 PM

McConnell can be a PITA at times but he’s no McCain. Sure would be nice to have Cruz or Paul as our Senate minority leader, however.

crrr6 on April 12, 2013 at 4:20 PM

Illegal aliens are as crass as AlQaeda.

Schadenfreude on April 12, 2013 at 4:20 PM

OMG. I hope they keep wasting money on foolishness like this. There aren’t 100 voters in Kentucky who would respond to such an ad.

I never thought I would see liberals go so completely tone-deaf. Mitch McConnell has totally deranged them.

rockmom on April 12, 2013 at 4:20 PM

Pretty sure every jackbooted communist hellhole has a gun control policy exactly in line with the left’s ideals.

crrr6 on April 12, 2013 at 4:22 PM

I wonder what ‘liberal groups’ think about Gadahn’s opinion on this administration beginning to allow knives – with longer blades than box cutters – on airplanes???

Could it possibly be that they agree with Gadahn that the US must be destroyed and dead Americans are only ‘fair,’ besides needing another event to scream ‘Fire doesn’t melt steel!’ constantly?

Resist We Much on April 12, 2013 at 4:23 PM

Illegal aliens are as crass as AlQaeda.

Schadenfreude on April 12, 2013 at 4:20 PM

Someone needs to tell them that the immigration bill that will be introduced by ‘The Gang of 8′ will prohibit legalisation and any pathway for citizenship to those that entered the country after 12.31.11.

Resist We Much on April 12, 2013 at 4:25 PM

Why does support the same policies as al Qaeda?

“The future must not belong to those who slander the prophet of Islam”
- President Barack Hussein Obama

Good question. I doubt liberals will care to answer it though.

Alberta_Patriot on April 12, 2013 at 4:32 PM

Oh, honestly.

There’s your problem right there.

Marcola on April 12, 2013 at 4:37 PM

They both butcher people.

Obama approves.

Schadenfreude on April 12, 2013 at 4:42 PM

New Steyn…

Mrs Thatcher’s Losing Victory

Resist We Much on April 12, 2013 at 4:43 PM

I wonder what ‘liberal groups’ think about Gadahn’s opinion on this administration beginning to allow knives – with longer blades than box cutters – on airplanes???

Resist We Much on April 12, 2013 at 4:23 PM

Point of order – the knife ban was never necessary. A few policy changes were all that were needed to ensure another 9/11 would never happen.

I have a friend who flies Frankfurt/Toronto/Beijing for Air Canada. He tells me in the event of someone banging on the cockpit door asking him to open it in the name of allah, he’ll just push the yoke all the way forward and then all the way back in one smooth motion. The upper bulkhead coming down on a terrorists skull back by the mass of a 140 ton airplane will likely kill him almost instantly. Put simply, a pilot can beat a terrorist to death without having to unlock the cockpit door.

The difference after 9/11 is he now has standing authorization to do this.

Alberta_Patriot on April 12, 2013 at 4:43 PM

So Americans United will embrace al Qaeda’s stance on homosexuality and gay marriage?

catmman on April 12, 2013 at 4:43 PM

They realize they’re doing more to push support toward McConnell, right?

changer1701 on April 12, 2013 at 4:55 PM

Why is the democrat party platform indistinguishable from the nazi party platformm?

tom daschle concerned on April 12, 2013 at 4:57 PM

Whats the difference between the truth or a lie, if you are a Liberal?
Answer: If the desired results has been achieved, none.

DDay on April 12, 2013 at 4:58 PM

Obama and Osama both had friends that bombed the Pentagon.

tom daschle concerned on April 12, 2013 at 4:58 PM

Why don’t y’all plant another bug in McConnell’s office and find out, libtards?

Sekhmet on April 12, 2013 at 5:14 PM

Did the lib group who put this together really not know that the al Qaeda vid is totally wrong, or did they just not care?

Like AQ, libs think you can buy a machine gun at any gun show, no questions asked.

Libs know everything about everything.

GarandFan on April 12, 2013 at 5:16 PM

Liberals are lunatics.

workingclass artist on April 12, 2013 at 5:17 PM

The most frustrating part of all this stupidity is that we want to convince ourselves that surely any reasonably smart person can see how dumb this kind of thing is.
Unfortunately, the last election showed us just how wrong we are. We are surrounded by idiots with the right to vote. And they never use reason.
God save us.

americanmama on April 12, 2013 at 5:30 PM

so if you support the secound amend. you support al queda. If people fall for this crap then we really are in trouble.

ChunkyLover on April 12, 2013 at 4:04 PM

Well, the problem is, the Democrats are actually doing something to promote their values and agenda. As sickening as that agenda is.. they are promoting it. They use social media and campaign continuously. What is the GOP doing to respond to these brilliantly orchestrated and executed attacks? Nothing. Does the GOP ever even make attacks of their own? No way.

The Democrats campaign 365 days a year every year using every and all means at their disposal while the GOP waits for elections.

So I expect the commercial to be believed. Why would they not be? The Republicans do nothing to get a message out. They never go on offense. They wait and sometimes respond to direct repeated attacks and then sometimes not. The only way they try to prove they are not who their enemy says they are is by attacking some other Republican.

JellyToast on April 12, 2013 at 5:41 PM

New Steyn…

Mrs Thatcher’s Losing Victory

Resist We Much on April 12, 2013 at 4:43 PM

The great dame was wrong in one regard – Britain was not worth saving.

Schadenfreude on April 12, 2013 at 5:45 PM

If truth isn’t required, why not run ads in NYC revealing that Bloomberg is a pederast?

applebutter on April 12, 2013 at 6:04 PM

Well, they are Obama’s buddies.
Schadenfreude on April 12, 2013 at 4:05 PM

Actually, schad. That was Reagan you’re thinking of. ;)

P.s. I have no idea about the blog I used for the link to the photo. Just used the first one google gave me. View, opinions, or commentary expressed are purely those of the blog writer and not the linker, me. :)

Genuine on April 12, 2013 at 6:08 PM

Genuine on April 12, 2013 at 6:08 PM

So, you’re going to try to say that Reagan was “buddies” with everyone he met in the white house?

You do realize how stupid that is, don’t you?

At least Reagan didn’t have friends, ghost writers and and political donors who bombed the Pentagon and police stations.

Reagan never tried to abrogate the First Amendment so that his islamist pals feelings wouldn’t get hurt by some imagined insult to their pedophile “prophet”. Or have someone thrown into jail to cover his inability to act in defense of an American ambassador. (And he didn’t watch an ambassador and other Americans die on live TV in the situation room and then toddle off to bed because…Vegas, baby!)

Solaratov on April 12, 2013 at 7:19 PM

Resist We Much on April 12, 2013 at 4:43 PM

.
The great dame was wrong in one regard – Britain was not worth saving.

Schadenfreude on April 12, 2013 at 5:45 PM

.
I wholeheartedly agree with your sense of disgust, but it IS “worth saving.”

listens2glenn on April 12, 2013 at 7:46 PM

Genuine on April 12, 2013 at 6:08 PM

So RR is President. Fug off you smug ahole.

CW on April 12, 2013 at 7:55 PM

Every member of Al Qaeda pisses at least once a day.

Every liberal pisses at least once a day.

Therefore, liberals are Al Qaeda.

QED.

unclesmrgol on April 13, 2013 at 12:35 AM

Why does Barack Obama support the same immigration policies as al Qaeda?

steebo77 on April 12, 2013 at 4:04 PM

(Why do most of the GOP as well?)

profitsbeard on April 13, 2013 at 2:13 AM

On February 4th, 2013, Vladimir Putin said to his Parliament:

In Russia live Russians. Any minority, from anywhere, if it wants to live in Russia, to work and eat in Russia, should speak Russian, and should respect the Russian laws. If they prefer Sharia Law, then we advise them to go to those places where that’s the state law. Russia does not need minorities. Minorities need Russia, and we will not grant them special privileges, or try to change our laws to fit their desires, no matter how loud they yell ‘discrimination’. We better learn from the suicides of America, England, Holland and France, if we are to survive as a nation. The Russian customs and traditions are not compatible with the cultures or ways of most minorities. When this honorable legislative body thinks of creating new laws, it should have in mind the national interest first, observing that the minorities are NOT Russians!

No American politician has the brains or balls to speak this clearly for America.

profitsbeard on April 13, 2013 at 2:56 AM

What part of “Protect and Defend The Constitution” is he violating now? Can’t they nail these guys on any of this?

johnnyU on April 13, 2013 at 9:12 AM

Not sure what part of KY these “polls” were conducted.

As a KY resident I can safely say it’s sure not the parts that I travel. Many KY residents understand the background check has little to do with public safety and nothing more than a step toward taxation and gun grab down the road.

This ad won’t exactly be a winner in KY.

acyl72 on April 13, 2013 at 12:56 PM

If people fall for this crap then we really are in trouble.

ChunkyLover

We are in trouble!

georgeofthedesert on April 14, 2013 at 2:09 PM