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In what possible version of America is a citizen required to cede their right to an effective self defense in order to make it “safer” for law-enforcement?
It’s the cops’ duty to assume risk in order to protect citizens, not the other way around.
(What? No, I’m gonna skip the argument about whether his doublespeak even makes any sense, operationally.)
Okay, okay, I confess that this doesn’t actually puzzle me one little bit.
It’s the way Progs think. It’s endemic to their world view.
The gov’t is not there to protect us from badness,
the gov’t exists to make us better persons, more worthy of our place in the collective state, if you will.
It is our duty to make governing as easy and painless to our rulers as possible.
Hey, they’re only doin’ it for our own good, after all. You know, the greater good. The ultimate in “moral ends.”
Nah, I don’t find it difficult at all to interpret Skeeter’s words as an inversion of our reality.
It’s just how his brain works.
… and mine.