Proper satire requires a kernel of truth to make it somewhat believable. This isn’t even remotely funny. Apparently upset there were no mass murders at this past weekend’s NRA Convention in Houston, the schmucks from The Onion thought it’d be a good idea to publish garbage like this. Must be a Jack Stuief production.
Saying that he embodies the organization’s core values and beliefs, members of the National Rifle Association elected Aurora, CO mass shooter James Holmes as their new president Monday, sources confirmed. “Mr. Holmes is not only a powerful symbol and advocate of Second Amendment rights, but he’s also a high-profile gun owner himself,” said NRA member Tyler Paulson, 46, who claimed he could think of no one better to lead the group through its current challenges than the man who shot and killed 12 people in a Colorado movie theater.
We can’t wait for the guffaws the Newtown parodies will produce.