French Amb on Trump Gun Rights Claim: ‘Only in the Movies’ Does Someone Use a Gun to Defend Himself

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French ignorance of America on display. Take a good look.

He might want to talk to the tens of thousands of Americans who have stopped violent crime with their guns. It’s called self protection and works a lot better than throwing cheese at an attacker.

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Wednesday on Fox News Channel’s “Special Report,” French Ambassador to the United States Gerard Araud defend a tweet he had posted in response to Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump immediately following the terror attacks in Paris earlier this month. Araud described Trump as a “vulture” for a tweet Trump had made earlier in the year following the January attack on Charlie Hebdo.

Araud acknowledged he deleted the tweet, explaining it was immediately as his home country was reeling from the attacks, but doubled down on the sentiment he originally conveyed, which was using a gun to defend themselves in such a situation is something “only in the movies.”

“Well, actually I received this message just as the moment we were under the shock of the attack,” Araud said. “So I am a fighter and I am a diplomat, so I decided to respond the way you did, but actually I erased the tweet I think 10 minutes later, saying it’s of no use.”

“But of course, I am supporting of the substance of it,” he continued. “It doesn’t makes sense. It was a theater, a theater hall. Imagine a theater hall and suddenly people enter with machine guns and are really killing people … It is only in the movies someone is using his gun to defend himself.”

The Gerard Araud types are all marinated in arrogance and socialist supremacy. The comments are good, they show the difference in mentality between the Americans and the decadent French.

This is from the “conservative” Sarkozy. Read it and weep:

French Republican Value: Disarm Yourself for Self Defense

A quote from French Conservative presidential frontrunner Nicolas Sarkozy on RTL radio, 22 September 2006

I would like to say one thing, in what is my conception of the Republic, security is the responsibility of the State, I am against militias, I am against the private ownership of firearms, and I’m trying to make you think about that. If you are assaulted by an armed burglar, he’ll use his weapon more effectively than you anyway so you’re risking your life. If the criminal is not armed and you are and you shoot, your life will be ruined, because killing someone over a theft is not in line with the republican values that are mine. The private ownership of firearms is dangerous. I understand your exasperation for having been burglarized two times, I understand the fear that your wife and daughter may have but the answer is in the efficiency of the police and the efficiency of the judiciary process, the answer is not in having guns at home.

3 thoughts on “French Amb on Trump Gun Rights Claim: ‘Only in the Movies’ Does Someone Use a Gun to Defend Himself”

  1. “.. If you are assaulted by an armed burglar, he’ll use his weapon more effectively than you anyway so you’re risking your life…

    What an incredibly stupid , ignorant statement to make. Most people authorised to own handguns have training in their use as part of the conditions to obtaining their licence! Does he not no the laws of the State he is so enamoured of? The same State that will not have police handy for you at the moment you and yours are being attacked.

    “…If the criminal is not armed and you are and you shoot, your life will be ruined, because killing someone over a theft
    And how are you to know at the time, after invading your property, if he is or is not carrying a concealed weapon and has no scruples at all about ending your life…?

    “… is not in line with the republican values that are mine.”
    They are YOUR values, sunshine, what makes you think you are representative of most sane people?

  2. Just another buttsniffing, idiot liberal who would get beat up by a girl. He probably enjoys his armed guards, however.

  3. They French will be too busy “celebrating tolerance” to ever bw able to defend them selves from islam. The false “moral high ground” masochism meme has become too entrenched there.

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