A cluster of issues come together with gun rights zealots. They’re predominantly older white males who think the country is falling apart at the seams; they’re suspicious of outsiders, and quick to blame others for issues the country may face. The worldview typical of an NRA member is the same as that of a far-right conservative person. This is the group that has been very important for the Trump coalition.
February 3, 2017
In Trump’s America, Nothing’s Off the Table for the NRA
[You just keep thinking that.
Reality may be a bit different. Barb and I went to the range last weekend and about half of the people there were women.—Joe]