Study: 16 children hospitalized daily with gunshot injuries. That is the headline in the Atlanta Journal Constitution which is slightly less scandalous than mine, but I am admitting freely mine is a load of BS while AJC is lying at you with a straight Fake News face.
When Gun Control talks about dead children, this is the image they are trying to evoke in your memory:
And that works specially well if you are careful enough to present the data is such a way it confuses the shit out of the reader whose mind will go with a simpler explanation rather than study the fuck up that is the article.
So we have 16 “children” a day hospitalized by gunshot injuries. You do not get a disclosure of the ages in this group till halfway through the article:
In older children, the background changes. Most of those between 15 and 19 were shot in an intentional assault, according to Silver’s research. This age group makes up the largest number of victims, more than 83 percent.
Two things here: Under the eyes of the law and most rational people, 18 and up is considered adults, not bumbling toddlers chasing butterflies in a meadow in the middle of spring with Kenny G playing a happy tune in the background. Second, why are teen/children and adults/children being shot intentionally rather than accidentally? Are scores of pick up trucks decorated with the logo of the NRA on the doors and the Confederate flag waving from the antenna going through neighborhoods and shooting them while they walk on the way to church? That does not seem the case or you could be sure as shit it would have been reported and documented like crazy.
Why are 13 out of 16 “children” between the ages of 15 and 19 being shot on purpose by parties not described in the article? You cannot tell me that they do not know the reasons, so it begs the question: why is it not being mentioned? Because it is embarrassing? Because it would be an admission of failed Liberal policies? Because it would mean to admit they have failed a constituency deeply tied to their political line? Because nobody wants to admit they have a gang and drug problem in their cities? Because they know the problem is so big now that it is going take a herculean effort to fix and that begins with eliminating failed policies they swore by and are the platform of their political party? And it is cheaper and more politically convenient to allow the killings to go on and blame guns rather than say We Fucked Up?
Dead Bodies mean good fundraising for Gun Control and its political cronies. Never forget that.
Hat Tip Sean Sorrentino.