Whether we’re talking current or has-been actors, late night talk show hosts, partisan politicians or a presidential loser, the entitled opportunists are chiming in on the latest tragedy in Las Vegas and calling for gun control, again.
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Let’s not blow off how many of these celebrities have made millions of dollars in productions in which they’re depicted as shooting off dozens of rounds from cool-looking, exotic weaponry and killing many people who had it coming.
That lasted about a week and while celebrities will take time from their important schedules to lecture us about the scourge of gun violence in America, the Hollywood body count grows in proportion to their bottom lines.
And they sure make gun violence look pretty.
Gun control is never a topic when the body count gets into the dozens in black neighborhoods over a weekend in a gun-controlled Democrat district, or even when a Republican congressmen is shot during a baseball practice by a Bernie Sanders supporter.
What’s most hypocritical is that those using Las Vegas as a rallying cry for gun control are some of the most protected people in the country; celebrities who consider themselves more important than “ordinary people” and are most probably shielded by someone with… wait for it… a gun.
As for our concerned politicians expressing outrage today, they do so within federal buildings with armed guards and metal detectors because they also deem themselves more special than those who are forced to pay for their salaries and protection.
We’re patiently waiting for the first noble celebrity to announce he or she has disarmed a bodyguard to show they are going to abide by what they’re calling for the rest of us to live with.