Dana Loesch (Credit: NRA News)

NRA whines in new ad: Trump is victim of “the most ruthless attack on a president”

The NRA added to their installment of outrageous advertisements and called criticism of Trump “an insult”


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Charlie May
October 20, 2017 9:22pm (UTC)

The National Rifle Association has returned from its retreat in its hopes of flying under the radar in the aftermath of the country's deadliest mass shooting.

NRA spokesperson Dana Loesch has returned from her self-imposed exodus to star in another outrageously political advertisement on behalf of the president.

"We are witnesses to the most ruthless attack on a president, and the people who voted for him, and the free system that allowed it to happen in American history," Loesch begins in the advertisement. "From the highest levels of government to their media, universities, and billionaires, their hateful defiance of his legitimacy is an insult to each of us."

As is the common theme of most NRA ads, this one doesn't particularly have any message or theme besides to anger its liberal opponents.

Loesch continued, "But the ultimate insult is that they think we’re so stupid that we’ll let them get away with it. These saboteurs, slashing away with their leaks and sneers, their phony accusations and gagging sanctimony, drive their daggers through the heart of our future, poisoning our belief that honest custody of our institutions will ever again be possible."

"So they can then build their utopia from the ashes of what they burned down. No, their fate will be failure and they will perish in the political flames of their own fires. We are the National Rifle Association of America. And we are Freedom's Safest Place," Loesch added.

The newly released ad eerily reflects a message delivered last week by former White House aide Sebastian Gorka, who seemed to take pleasure in causing political enemies to suffer.

"The left has no idea how much more damage we can do to them as private citizens, as people unfettered," Gorka said last weekend.


Charlie May

Charlie May is a news writer at Salon. You can find him on Twitter at @charliejmay

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