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He calls for repealing ~every fed. gun law other than the NFA, and *doesn’t know that’s what he’s saying*. Interesting case study: how does a former boss of the NYT publish a WaPo op-ed, and all involved—smart people, to be sure—research literally nothing about the core premise?
These are very smart people at the top of their field. So it’s strange. How can the very best journalists in the world make a middle-school-level error that would have been prevented by a single google search? More to the point, what is the incentive structure that allows that?
We’re written some about the psychology that makes otherwise smart people skip all the normal critical thinking when it comes to guns. Understanding the thinking that allows this to happen is key to fixing it. First piece on the subject: opensourcedefense.org/blog/lessons-f…
And the second piece on the subject, using suppressors as a case study. opensourcedefense.org/blog/silencers…
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