leaders on both sides need to realize that there is no evidence suggesting more guns keep us safer and less guns keep us safer. Find new way— Matthew Dowd (@matthewjdowd) June 12, 2016
Wow. Just wow.
And it gets worse, because if you check the Twitter thread you will find it thick with people offering exactly the kind of evidence that Mr. Dowd insists does not exist. Like this for instance. He bats all of it away by either declaring it somehow irrelevant to the experience of the United States or constitutionally impossible to replicate, or he just ignores it.
Mr. Dowd is is also clearly aware that the reason better, up-to-the-minute statistical evidence of the effect of gun control in the United States is not readily available is precisely because the NRA-owned Republican congress refuses to allow the NIH to study the problem.
He simply doesn't care,
Because Mr. Dowd fanatic. A dangerous fanatic. And there is clearly no combination of facts and logic and history and preventable carnage that will ever put a dent in his fanaticism.