Twitter Blasts David Brooks For Suggesting The Left Should ‘Show Respect To Gun Owners’


New York Times columnist David Brooks is taking heat for suggesting that people should “show respect” to gun owners during policy debate on guns.

In a piece called, “Respect First, Then Gun Control,” Brooks argues in favor of civil discourse, but took the position that the left will never see gun reform unless they respectfully comprehend the right’s position and for the to “lead the way” in preventing school shootings.

“So if you want to stop school shootings it’s not enough just to vent and march,” Brooks wrote. “It’s necessary to let people from Red America lead the way, and to show respect to gun owners at all points.”

Well, that really set off Twitter.

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