Talk radio legend Rush Limbaugh understood gun rights and was keenly aware Democrats had politicized those rights in hopes of extending their support from voters around the country.
As a result of the politicization, he suggested gun control became a class issue; one that elites and establishment politicians embraced but were unable to logically explain or defend.
During the January 13, 2015, airing of his show, Limbaugh noted that elites view we the people with disdain. Therefore, when one discusses the rights possessed by “the people.” elites imagine the NASCAR crowd and envision “hayseeds, hicks, [and] people who drive pickups.”
He observed that such elites could not explain why their gun-controlled worldview was better than the vision of the Founding Fathers, nor how government could be trusted to keep us safe.
Limbaugh said, “They (the elites) don’t even know what they’re talking about. You hit them with irrefutable logic on this