Warning: Explicit Language
Why bother with facts and logic when you can push your agenda with name-calling hysterics instead?
David Hogg, a student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School who has been one of the most prominent teenagers advocating gun control since last month’s shooting, appeared in an ad for the upcoming March for Our Lives rally, calling Republican politicians the NRA’s “b***h.”
— David Hogg (@davidhogg111) March 16, 2018
“What if our politicians weren’t the b***h of the NRA?” the high school senior began.
His forceful introduction was followed by a clip from a February White House meeting in which the president brought up raising the rifle purchase age to 21, telling Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) “you’re afraid of the NRA.”
Hogg then urged proponents of gun control to express their political preferences at the ballot box, asking “What if we all voted and said this is not OK?”
To reinforce the message, the ad played news clips covering the special election victory of Connor Lamb, the Democrat who flipped a congressional seat this week in a Pennsylvania district President Trump overwhelmingly won in 2016.
The ad’s inclusion of Lamb came despite the moderate Democrat’s support for gun rights and opposition to an “assault weapons” ban.
Hogg continued: “What if we stood up as Americans and fought for our freedoms and our children’s lives?”
He concluded with an invitation for viewers to join in on the March 24 event in Washington, D.C., which is being coordinated by organizations like Planned Parenthood and Women’s March and funded by celebrities like George Clooney and Oprah Winfrey.
The Parkland, Fla. student was widely ridiculed upon sharing the pro-gun control ad.
— Jordan Sather (@Jordan_Sather_) February 27, 2018
The leader from Children of the corn has reared his ugly head in the form of David Hogg…He’s watching you……. pic.twitter.com/mTHY6aSPi6
— Roo 🌪 (@RooRoozzz) February 27, 2018
Looks about right! pic.twitter.com/9LuwV5MDMz
— Maggie B🔴 (@Maggieb1B) March 16, 2018
— pete602 (@petefrt) March 17, 2018
Special guest survivor David Hogg on CNN tonight. pic.twitter.com/Ks12pj03P0
— Sargon Of Akkad 2.0 (@SargonOf_Akkad) March 16, 2018
David Hogg was no one’s friend. Classmates are murdered, and not one tear, not one moment of reflection, not one I’m sorry to the loved ones of the lost.
He used their deaths to promote himself, and his career opportunity to work for CNN.
He is a loser. He makes me sick.
— Christina Patriot (@ChristyPatriot) March 17, 2018