Huh. I didn’t know that meme had a name.
ETA: I am not, however the least bit surprised that it came from the 4chan cesspool of MRAs and “Alpha males” who most assuredly resemble the meme more than they realize.
Well, they are all highly (m)emetic, that’s for sure.
Me neither, and I have to say the linked documentation of the origins and lineage of it is surprisingly detailed and complete. Of course it started on a chan, like everything even vaguely horrible does.
Sure, owning a gun is a constitutional right, but threatening people with it is not. Boom boom-- jail.
It’s clearly just economic anxiety.
Thought experiment: If conservatives are threatening your well-being and life directly with the laws they pass, are you legally allowed to stand your ground and defend yourself via the 2nd amendment?
The government has a monopoly on violence, so the answer is no.
“By the people, for the people, of the people”
Is lovely marketing. It has historically been lacking in the real world.
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