Rep. Louis Gohmert, who really must be the dumbest man in Congress (sorry, Steve King; keep trying), went on a right wing talk show and offered up a novel argument against gun control — it’s needed to stop the impending Sharia takeover of the country.
[The Second Amendment] is for our protection and the founders’ quotes make that very very clear and including against a government that would run amuck. We’ve got some people who think Sharia Law should be the law of the land, forget the Constitution. But the guns are there… to make sure all of the rest of the Amendments are followed.
The basic strategy is this: Whatever scares you the most, no matter how unlikely it is, that’s the key reason we need guns. Guns will protect us against whatever you fear — Obama, Muslims, demons, witches, gay people. And prayer. You must pray while you’re shooting.
Isn’t it odd that the same people who are so fond of exploiting the fear of a Muslim takeover of America by replacing the Constitution with Sharia law, something so wildly unlikely as to be virtually impossible, would be thrilled to have the Bible replace the Constitution?