As President Obama got ready to release his proposals on gun reform Wednesday, the right wing was continuing its freak-out over alleged “threats” to the Second Amendment. Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said Obama is acting like a “king” by proposing executive orders on firearms, and there have been multiple threats to impeach Obama for such action, and calls for “civil war” from the right-wing talk show people.
Mother Jones‘ DC bureau chief David Corn joined The Daily Beast‘s Bob Shrum on MSNBC’s The Ed Show with Ed Schultz to talk about the dangers of this kind of rhetoric.
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