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United States

4 May 2011

Huffington Post (USA)

From all reports, at its annual convention last weekend in Pittsburgh, the National Rifle Association, as usual, cloaked itself in patriotic themes, claimed special kinship with the Founders, and portrayed itself as the true protector of American values. There was much talk of "freedom". More than anything else, however, the NRA gatherings are celebrations of fear. The NRA is the most accomplished marketer of fear in American political life. There is, first, the fear... (

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