"The far left is making [the average American gun owner and NRA member]
a villain for abiding by your Second Amendment rights," and they're
finding willing accomplices in supposedly objective journalists like Bob
Schieffer, Brent Bozell argued on the January 17 edition of Fox News
Channel's Hannity. The Media Research Center president was reacting to a soundbite in which the CBS anchor compared the political challenge of President Obama taking on the NRA to defeating the Third Reich in World War II.
"Surely passing civil rights legislation as Lyndon Johnson was able to
do, and before that, surely defeating the Nazis was a much more
formidable task than taking on the gun lobby," Schieffer noted on
January 16 shortly after President Obama's press conference on gun
control. "This is a turning point in this country.," Schieffer insisted,
concluding, "Unless we figure out a way to make sure that something
like Newtown never happens again, we're not the country that we once
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