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Response to Kentonio (Reply #33)

Fri Nov 20, 2015, 03:28 PM

36. Actually, polls show that Americans are overwhelmingly in favor of stronger gun laws.

Even things like national gun registration, which politicians don't even talk about, poll well over 50%.

Also, you're assuming that because 95% of the population is "getting screwed", that means they agree with Bernie's agenda. That's not true. Also 95% of Americans don't actually think they are "getting screwed", whether it's true or not.

The fact of the matter is that all issues are contentious. If they weren't contentious, then we'd already have done something about it. The issues where we don't make progress are issues where people disagree. That doesn't mean we should "stop shouting" about them, whether it's guns, or global warming, or anything else.

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