Oh, the bizarre logic. Republicans in Maryland talking about how something just has to be done about video games:
“These video games are out of control. They are way too violent,” Parrott said.
But they are against any gun regulation in the state. Right, because it was the video game packaging that was used to kill in the Newtown massacre.
Republicans are adding to their weird list of deadly objects every day. Cars are just as deadly as guns! Pencils! Spoons! After all, stabbing 20 people to death with a spork is so much easier than shooting them. But move right along, everybody–no gun problem to see here.
I’m assuming guys like Parrott would like to propose warnings or restrictions for video games. I don’t like violent video games either–but if we’re going to say they contributed to the problem and something needs to be done about them, what about the actual weapons used in the shootings? A cartoon portrayal of violence is more dangerous than the real-life tool used to do violence? Conservatives like to poke fun at liberals for not being logical, but this makes no sense to me.