Scrappleface reports on Hillary’s latest populist gesture:
Hillary Totes Bible to Gun Range
(2008-04-13) â€” Sensing an opportunity to portray Sen. Barack Obama as elitist and out of touch after his remarks about â€œbitterâ€ rural Americans who cling to guns, God and xenophobia, Sen. Hillary Clinton stopped after church today at an indoor gun range, where she fired roughly 300 rounds through a handgun she said she carries concealed everywhere she goes.
Her lower lip bulging from a dip of Skoal, Sen. Clinton put her Bible in her handbag, and drew out her own Para Ordnance Warthog .45 caliber pistol.
As reporters looked on, the Democrat presidential candidate emptied one 10-round magazine after another, with fair accuracy, at a human silhouette target.
â€œSmall town folk like us,â€ said Sen. Clinton, â€œdonâ€™t cling to God or guns because weâ€™re bitter about the economy, as my opponent suggests. We believe in God because heâ€™s real, and we keep and bear arms as the best insurance against tyrants who would strip our freedoms if they didnâ€™t fear our collective power.â€
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