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View Diary: An Open Letter To Mr. Kos (143 comments)

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  •  Excellent idea, but it won't go over that well (3+ / 0-)
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    with some people. I've had people compare firearms deaths with MVA deaths and cancer. The attempts to minimize the dangers of gun proliferation are getting very tiresome.

    ❧To thine ownself be true

    by Agathena on Sun Dec 23, 2012 at 10:14:15 PM PST

    •  Well, and we *so things to prevent MVA & (1+ / 0-)
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      cancer deaths, don't we?

      There's always pushback (see: Kos' weekly hatemail post). In person, I've found the best answer is to simply state facts -- like "Foxnews is lying to you" or "### dead." If you don't play their game, they get befuddled, and sometimes something sticks.

      Also, all the other people who are wary of setting off the ranters eventually stand up with you, even if it's a little back so they don't get hit by the spray.

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