We’ve got nothing against Julianne Moore. But like most actors and actresses, things go south when “original thoughts” start erupting from her script reader. Reading someone else’s words is easier than thinking your own words. Such was the case when Moore made an appearance on The View to promote a few upcoming movies. Somehow the issue of gun control came up and, well, I’ll just let Julianne speak for herself.
Oh, and this may cause your IQ to sink a few points. Don’t say I didn’t warn you.
“You know, people like to talk about it as if it’s a Second Amendment issue,” she said, citing her work with gun control group Everytown for Gun Safety. “It’s a safety issue.”
“A gun is a machine,” she asserted. “You know, when cars were introduced we had any number of fatalities because we didn’t have safety regulations-we didn’t have seatbelts and speed limits and airbags-so we’re asking for those same kinds of things with gun-registration, licensing, background checks…limitations on the number of firearms you can own.”
Oh Julie. People act like it’s a Second Amendment issue because it is a Second Amendment issue. Methinks someone doesn’t know what Second Amendment means.
Notice how most of the celebrities speaking out on policy issues don’t understand what they’re talking about (see Jessica Chastain Just Used the Las Vegas Shooting to Push a Failed Gun Control Movie)? And yet they’re heralded as the philosophers of our time. Many young social justicers learn what to think from these walking butt trumpets. A pile of soil would be more educational. Unless Harvey Weinstein has added his special sauce.
It’s no wonder more and more people no longer take celebrities seriously. Especially when they boast accomplishments such as this: