Trump Will Attend NRA Convention

[Content Note: Gun violence; racism; misogyny; video may autoplay at second link.]

With three of the nation's deadliest mass shootings in modern history happening on Donald Trump's watch, one might imagine he would support gun control measures, but, since the central governing premise of his presidency is malice and he is a vile, empathy-free nightmare monster, instead he will be attending the NRA convention in Dallas this week: "A White House official said Monday that Trump will attend the group's annual meeting [on Friday]. Trump has been a strong supporter of the NRA and enjoyed their backing in his 2016 campaign."

It's sickening that a sitting president would attend the convention of an organization that lobbies for legislation that values gun ownership over human lives, no less at a time of relentless mass shootings and the constant exposure of racist and misogynist double standards in gun rights and self-defense laws.

Further, although this surely will get hardly a mention in the political press, it's potentially further evidence of collusion, given the NRA's documented ties to the Kremlin and the distinct possibility that the NRA illegally filtered dark money from Russia to the Trump campaign.

More dots that need connecting, which our execrable press will fail utterly to connect.

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