Jul 21, 2020Liked by Butch Porter

While I agree that the couple’s finger and muzzle discipline was horrible and their attitude was mirrored by the (violent) mob, I suspect that leaving bottled water would have been considered aiding abetting those rioters. Water bottles continue to be use as projectiles.

As Mr. Porter points out so well, de-escalation tends to be the best course of action in any confrontation. Anyone who has taken a concealed carry class will tell you the that is always the first action to take, if the situation allows. The McKluskys were fortunate as it turns out that Mrs.’s pistol was an inoperable court house prop and Mr.’s Armorlite #15 was not loaded.

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Really? His rifle wasn't loaded? That's... something, to be sure.

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He stated so while being interviewed on (shudder) Fox.

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