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The Daily Show Destroys ‘Good Guy With a Gun’ Theory

Daily Show Destroys 'Good Guy With a Gun' Theory

Screen Shot 2015-12-11 at 12.18.36 AMThe Daily Show railed into U.S. gun culture Thursday, challenging the frequently espoused talking point that “the only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is good guys with a gun.”

In the hilarious segment, Daily Show correspondent Jordan Klepper sets out to go “from gun idiot to idiot with a gun.” Klepper, who passed an NRA safety course and earned his handgun license after eight hours of training, is dismayed to realize he is not yet advanced enough to survive an active shooter event.

Railing against statistics from “some liberal think tank” (otherwise known as the FBI) that disprove his Good Guy With a Gun Theory, Klepper tries prove he can fight the bad guys in an active shooter situation. He eventually proposes an alternative solution to ensuring good guys with guns are constantly equipped, trained, prepared, and present to defeat bad guys.

Watch the segment above divided up into Noah’s desk intro and Klepper’s Parts 1 & 2, via Comedy Central.

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