“Everything in that statement is wrong,” said David Kopel, the research director and Second Amendment project director at the Independence Institute.
“Every U.S. president has a responsibility to get American history correct, especially when he’s using a supposed history lesson in service of a political objective,” Washington Post fact-checker Glenn Kessler
President Joe Biden got nailed by the Washington Post fact-checker over a very dubious statement he made about the Second Amendment right to bear arms. The president made the claim last week in a speech advocating for more gun control in the U.S. Biden was calling for an increase in background checks to prevent guns from getting in the hands of…
Biden was ridiculed and criticized for other comments in the same speech where he warned the supporters of the Second Amendment that the government had F-15 fighter planes and nuclear weapons to tamp down any armed anti-government uprising.
Those who say the blood of lib- — “the blood of patriots,” you know, and all the stuff about how we’re going to have to move against the government. Well, the tree of liberty is not watered with the blood of patriots.
What’s happened is that there have never been — if you wanted or if you think you need to have weapons to take on the government, you need F-15s and maybe some nuclear weapons.
“If you wanna protect yourself, get a double-barrel shotgun, have the shells of 12-gauge shotgun and I promise you, as I told my wife — we live in an area that’s wooded and somewhat secluded — I said Jill, if there’s ever a problem, just walk out on the balcony here or walk out, put that double-barrel shotgun and fire two blasts outside the house,” Joe Biden
The Washington Post fact-checker gave President Joe Biden a rating of “FourPinocchios” in response to a claim he made about an election integrity law recently passed in Georgia. “What I’m …