The last movie I saw in a theater was "John Carter of Mars".Hollywood has yet to figure out that most movie-goers don't spend the ridiculous prices it costs to go to a theater these days just to get preached at. We don't want a message, we want to be entertained.
They might as well be making documentaries on 15th century Tuscan shoemakers...
I grew up in WI. The schools didn't close down for hunting season and WI was just about the last state to pass CCLs. People voted against Clinton for lots of reasons, many had to do with the perception of her as a DC insider who wouldn't fix what's wrong with our government.You're certainly not going to read it from the MSM, but it's not too hard to figure out. Clinton lost these three key states by the following margins:
Now if half the people in that margin had voted the other way the state would have gone to Clinton.
These are states where schools close down on opening day of deer season. I'm pretty darn sure that there were at least 5,807 guys in Michigan who didn't appreciate having the NRA labeled as "the enemy", were appalled at the notion of Hillary filling Supreme Court vacancies and didn't relish the prospect of being labelled as a "terrorist" so the government could keep them from buying guns.
This wasn't a one issue election, which is why I asked how someone can claim that one issue was the reason the relatively firearms neutral people of WI are claimed to have voted primarily around that one issue.
While I agree that targeting guns so particularly was a political mistake, I think it is extremely simplistic to declare that Clinton lost due to one issue in any particular state. There simply is no data to support that assertion, and you could just as easily make a Catholic/abortion argument. I'm sure someone already has.As natman pointed out, when an election is this close, a tiny fraction of pissed-off people can decide it. And from all indications, gun people in Wisconsin are not a tiny fraction.
The other side of the coin is that the antigun message did not excite the Democratic core voters in the inner cities, who did not turn out in the expected numbers. That leaves the suburban "soccer moms," who were thought to be strongly antigun, but apparently weren't.
The antigun movement is going to have to do some serious retrenching and rethinking in the light of this election. They thought they were going to waltz to victory with Hillary, and then open the floodgates to all sorts of antigun executive actions and legislation. Their plans have been set back for at least a decade, and already we can see that they are regrouping at the state and local level. This is actually a development of earthshaking proportions.
Which is why we shouldn't relax after this temporary election victory. They are always scheming ways to spread their misleading (or straight-up false) propaganda- we must always be striving to show in our everyday lives that gun owners are safe, law-abiding citizens, and that the RKBA is critical in ensuring the Constitution (and all Amendments) are preserved.The antigun movement is going to have to do some serious retrenching and rethinking in the light of this election. They thought they were going to waltz to victory with Hillary, and then open the floodgates to all sorts of antigun executive actions and legislation. Their plans have been set back for at least a decade, and already we can see that they are regrouping at the state and local level. This is actually a development of earthshaking proportions.
I'll bet it will be released on video about a month before the Oscars, if not before the the Golden Globes. If Chastain wins an award (chances are good, because she is good), there will be a lot of interest in the video and it will get shown in a lot of households. And make money.What are the chances it makes it to TV soon? As in like a CNN or Lifetime special?
Hollywood should be taxed on every movie that depicts firearms use in any unsafe manner. The actors who portray the use of firearms in movies should also have rules. They should be required to complete the NRA basic firearms safety training course.
Yep, I had no clue that was its plot/true purpose. It didn't look interesting, anyway, but now I'm extra glad I didn't unknowingly support it with my $$$.The marketing department apparently understands better than the project approval department. I have seen several versions of advertisements for this on TV, and only one of them even use the word gun. The marketing campaign certainly isn't painting this as an anti-gun movie.
That's funny! I don't get HBO ... lucky meJust think, in 3 months I'll be able to see it 4,783 times a month on HBO. Can't wait. Joe