We’ve reached the point in this country where violence and intimidation are replacing civil discourse. It isn’t enough to have an ideological difference, from one’s political opponent – if you’re a right-wing libertarian tea party whack-job you have to make your point by menacing and brandishing weapons. Such was the case in Texas this week when members of Open Carry Texas descended on the Texas State Capitol to try and get the public to accept their violent show of force as the new norm.
When members of the group tried to enter the State Capitol they were turned away, thankfully, by a trooper who explained to them that carrying rifles was not permitted, (but concealed handguns are).
Watch the insanity here: