Biden Gets Testy During Town Hall When Pushed On Gun Control’s Failures...


Vice President Joe Biden was caught off guard Tuesday by questions he was asked during a Facebook Town Hall with Parents Magazine.

One questioner equated gun control to drug control -- if criminalizing drugs didn't get them off the streets, why will criminalizing guns? -- and a second asked if limiting assault weapons and high-capacity magazines would limit people's ability to protect themselves.

"Is this Parents Magazine? I have Parents Magazine. I've never heard anybody in Parents Magazine ask these kinds of questions," Biden said.

On the question about drug control, he tried to tamp down the notion that the administration wants to criminalize guns ("There is no ban on guns, no one’s banning a gun.") and he took issue with the comparison to illegal drugs.

"Are you suggesting we have no, we just legalize all drugs? Is that what you're suggesting? That would go real well in Parents Magazine," Biden said. "Let's talk about being able to -- no matter what your age -- go out and be able to purchase cocaine. What do you think about that idea?"

"Look, these comparisons are not appropriate, quite frankly, but secondly the idea [that] you should have no law unless the law you have prevents all violations of that law, that is not the way society works." Continue reading via Politico...



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