President Biden made headlines on Wednesday, after suggesting in a rambling gun control speech that gun owners who want to take on the government would need "F-15s and maybe some nuclear weapons."
BIDEN: You’ll need F-15’s and nuclear weapons to take on the government pic.twitter.com/dAZ0yeaq2y— Townhall.com (@townhallcom) June 23, 2021
'You'll Never Beat The Government With Just Guns,' Says Party That Also Believes Government Was Almost Toppled By Unarmed Mob On January 6https://t.co/NX4eJCfVe3— The Babylon Bee (@TheBabylonBee) June 23, 2021
Biden then said that there have always been limits on what kinds of weapons people can legally own - incorrectly including cannons, which have been legal to own for centuries.
Oh wow, look at that— Jack Posobiec (@JackPosobiec) June 23, 2021
Biden's gun control push was widely mocked:
Op-Ed: You'll Never Beat A Tyrannical Government With Just Gunshttps://t.co/dUeU4mp4OB— The Babylon Bee (@TheBabylonBee) June 24, 2021
five minutes ago the government was almost overthrown by a bunch of unarmed dudes led by a viking hat https://t.co/lBQYHECtF3— Michael Malice (@michaelmalice) June 23, 2021
“Miss Atomic Bomb,” Las Vegas 1957: pic.twitter.com/DZAdisCTOQ— Michael Beschloss (@BeschlossDC) June 24, 2021
All jokes aside, as Emily Miller of Emily Post News wrote in March, Biden has been tripping over his own feet on gun control for quite some time (emphasis ours).
* * *
Joe Biden has not yet been president for...