Watch as Louisiana Senator John Kennedy very effectively compares drunk drivers, sober drivers and drunk driving laws to the Democrats latest gun control push:
KENNEDY: “I’ve listened to my colleagues’ comments with interest. And I join with Sen. Feinstein in hoping that we can do something about this. But I do think we ought to keep this in perspective. What has happened in the last few days, what’s happened in the last years is, of course, tragic.
And I’m not — I’m not trying to perfectly equate these two, but we have a lot of drunk drivers in America that are killing a lot of people. We ought to try to combat that, too. But I think what many folks on my side of the aisle are saying is that the answer is not to get rid of all sober drivers.
The answer is to concentrate on the problem. We have had a problem in this world for some time with both domestic and international terrorists. Many terrorists happen to be Muslims. When a — when a Muslim jihadist blows up a school full of schoolchildren, we’re often told not to condemn all of the actions of those of the Muslim faith because of the actions of a few.
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And I agree with that. So why doesn’t the same rule apply to the 100 million plus gun owners in America who are exercising their constitutional right?
I think we ought to keep that in mind, ladies and gentlemen, as we talk about this issue.”
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