Fox News Host Calls Out ‘Hollywood’s Violent Video Games’ at NRA Event

This isn’t the first time Fox News’ Jeanine Pirro has name-checked video games in a rant meant to inflame people scared of any change to gun ownership rights. But this weekend, Pirro’s comments were made from the NRA’s bully pulpit.


An address at the NRA Annual Meetings—reported on by Raw Story— Pirro said the following:

How dare you compare me to a nutjob on the lunatic fringe in desperate need of medication doing nothing but watching Hollywood’s blood-soaked movies and playing the liberal Hollywood’s violent video games for days at a time...

Now, these remarks channel real anger. (They're at 04:20.) But Pirro misses the mark by assuming that video games are made by the Hollywood studio system and assuming a political bent on behalf of the companies that make them. It seems like like her call-out is just another bullet point to be ticked off a list without ever really understanding the thing she attacks.

[Via Raw Story]

(Thanks, tipster mr_raccoon!)

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I love how every time someone proposes a reasonable form of gun control the NRA freaks out and screams about how the Government is trying to take away people's freedoms.

Yet they're the ones trying to place limits on free speech.

Penny Arcade said it best with "It's an odd type of patriot who would sacrifice the 1st amendment to protect the 2nd."