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NY and Boston Mayors Push Gun Control with Super Bowl Commercial

February 7, 2012
da Tagliare, Godfather Politics

Were you one of the over 100 million people to watch the Super Bowl last night? Did you watch it because of the football or did you watch it for the commercials like millions do?

At the cost of $3.5 million per 30 seconds, they are the most expensive commercials on television and a sizeable investment for the sponsors. Among the commercials, some of which I thought were very gross and inappropriate, was one that I wonder how many people really noticed.

The rival mayors of last night’s game – New York City versus Boston – ran a commercial for MAIG (Mayors Against Illegal Guns). Michael Bloomberg of New York City and Thomas Menino of Boston teamed together to promote the anti-gun organization that they co-founded in 2006.

Sitting together on a couch, the two mayors claim to support the Second Amendment and that their goal is to keep guns out of the hands of criminals. But if you go to their website you will find that some of their methods of keeping guns out of the hands of criminals actually do infringe on the Second Amendment right to bear and carry guns.

And now… the rest of the story. …..

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