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My next guest says the LAPD has become the greatest purveyor of bullying -- modern history of the Obama administration using the bully pulpit to do just back -- bullet.
Whether it's it's gender gun control the fiscal but the debt ceiling.
Perhaps obamacare joining us now is the editor at large for bright -- is Ben Shapiro author of the new book.
Bullets how -- -- culture of fear and intimidation silences.
First welcome and secondly congratulations on the -- thank you so much and and timely and terrific all of the same time -- well thank you so let let let's let's start with.
If we've made because it ties in -- Your your most recent article talking about gun control the way in which it's being driven.
In -- it to be at least it seems.
-- clear it's an orchestrated effort from -- from the state and local level through the federal government.
Across -- society to take on gun control.
Perhaps once and for all of the minds of many -- will.
Absolutely blessed is using the sandy -- massacre.
As really a way to bully everybody who's on the right everybody who is pro Second Amendment and understanding on the bodies of dead kids and sandy -- and what they're saying is if you disagree with us politically.
And that means the you don't care about those kids those kids were not important to you because all you care about is the guns mean think about this for a second they're targeting the NR.
The NRA is -- completely private institution receives no tax dollars.
It's an interest group right it doesn't make policy -- hasn't really had a lot of -- in the state of Connecticut to be honest but that's the group that is now being brought on television to be -- Imagine for a second.
That the ACLU were under fire because of I don't know violent movies -- violent videogames would David Gregory -- on national television asking the head of the ACLU please back off your position.
On the First Amendment.
Of course not.
They're using this as a way to go after an institutional organization on the right and and really destroy.
At any intentions are you -- but the Boeing the relationship between George Soros and all of these various groups or organized around.
And I don't think most people realize -- and insured national.
Organization of interest of better they're focused on gun control not gun restriction.
But removing guns altogether from society.
Yeah I mean did the idea that the left loves the Second Amendment it's -- -- of the Second Amendment they can't even name the justification for the Second Amendment I think what's really changed in this country.
That the fundamental basis of the Second Amendment is not hunting as night and self defence and that the fundamental basis of the Second Amendment.
There's very clearly laid out by the founders and it was resistance to tyranny.
And the left has spent the last several decades making it sound crazy absolutely crazy if you think that the government could -- be too radical enough.
They -- the citizenry should have anyway if protecting itself from that -- in my in my ancestors minded people and some of the relatives my grandparents they were killed in Europe because they didn't have guns.
And that the factors issues.
Document in your -- the relationship between media.
Media power and then these political issues and the ideological agenda -- Are so if you're dependent that it there were almost and several.
Yet been able to media they're the real they're the real bullies in all of this -- -- the open believes it is people like Richard -- -- dog a you know there's the political thuggery of President Obama but the media.
They're the people who really lend credibility to this they're the people who pretend that objective the George Stephanopoulos is of the world who are members of the Clinton -- gracious act of -- and stuff about I would come on and it's it's only exception is such gel -- like if if suddenly.
It was suggested that Karl rover and objective reporter everybody would understand this is silly George Stephanopoulos -- -- an objective reporter for ABC news and -- and nonsense is this.
When should consider curl up would be an object that.
He does have occasional interest on the outcome of of -- political good.
The idea of -- bullying what is it not been so I guess is the question like that because.
With a Republican or Democrat left -- right.
We're ever have the power attempted to use that power to to win their way.
What makes the -- I think what makes this different is the demonization any attempt to -- various interest groups and various racial and ethnic groups from one another.
Now it is that if if you are in right when you are by nature racist sexist bigot -- of of the reason that Romney.
Lost in this last election cycle does not because Obama's the president everybody knows a terrible precedent it's not because people -- with Iran policy nobody agreed with him on policy.
Is because if -- objective you're coming to this election cycle what you saw the Mitt Romney was -- mean and nasty guy that's that the media was putting out there.
And Barack Obama was a sweet heart -- man you just want to have their -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- And I think we should say it turns out that -- it was about a 5050 export yeah I have -- people are into the -- -- -- -- either side.
Schapiro a terrific book.
Bullets -- the left sort culture of fear and intimidation.
Best of luck with the book and I -- easily -- -- talking with you soon.
Bright part dot com by -- Fonseca extraordinary sight -- work.