OMG Trump Is So Ignorant

Earlier today, Donald Trump suggested yet another solution to gun violence that isn't reduced access to guns: Putting a rating system on violent movies.

No, I am not making that up.

We have to look at the internet, because a lot of bad things are happening to young kids and young minds, and their minds are being formed, and we have to do something about maybe what they're seeing and how they're seeing it, and also video games. I'm hearing more and more people say the level of violence on video games is really shaping young people's thoughts.

And then you go the further step and that's the movies. You see these movies, they're so violent, and yet a kid is able to see the movie if sex isn't involved, but killing is involved, and maybe they have to put a rating system for that.

And you get into a whole very complicated, very big deal, but the fact is that you are having movies come out that are so violent with the killing and everything else that maybe that's another thing we're going to have to discuss.
Either the President of the United States doesn't know that movies already have ratings, or doesn't know that those ratings already come with content indicators, but, either way, Jesus fucking Jones this guy.

And he's "hearing more and more people" talk about violence in video games, huh? Someone should tell him about how rock music is introducing children to Satan.

[Video via Gideon Resnick.]

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