September 17, 2013

A Journalist's Guide to Identifying Firearms [Updated]

Doug Ross @ Journal: @MikeKMorrison:



Posted by gerardvanderleun at September 17, 2013 10:37 PM
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Every business jet is a LearJet.
Every Russian aircraft is a MiG.
Every semi-truck is a Mack Truck.
Everybody working with/for the CIA is an Agent.
Everything at an airport that isn't an airplane or runway is called Tarmac.

When the press describes something you know about you see how ridiculous and clueless they are. When they describe something you know nothing about their story seems reasonable.

Posted by: Scott M at September 18, 2013 1:02 AM

I want to buy a Glock AR-15, where can I get one?

Posted by: .45 GAP at September 18, 2013 6:47 AM

.45 GAP,

I think you can turn a Glock into an AR-15 by adding a shoulder thing that goes up:

Posted by: Rob De Witt at September 18, 2013 8:15 AM

Ah yes, the Piers Morgan Guide to Super-Scary Firearms. (The only actual Glock is pictured on the "AR-15" side, but former scandal-sheet "journalist" Piers would never realize that).

Posted by: waltj at September 18, 2013 11:27 AM

I want an AR-15 SHOTGUN like Anderson Cooper promised me that the Navy Yard shooter was using.

If I can't believe a tea-bagging queen from the Airport Network, who can I believe?

Posted by: Don Rodrigo at September 19, 2013 10:06 AM