Useful Idiots Pointing Pistols at Groins Play into Provocateur Hands

You have to wonder what kind of moron would do or approve of this and believe the disapproving reaction by others is what should be ridiculed. (Vice/Twitter)

U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- “Gun owners are putting their metal where their manhoods are in a bizarre trend that sees men courting danger to prove how well they can manage a gun,” The Guardian reported Saturday. “Those participating in the meme do so by pointing their gun at their genitals with the safety off, placing their finger over the trigger, and posting a photo of it on social media. And voilà, just like that – proof they are very manly.”

It’s a weird twist on “Markley’s Law,” which is when antis, who invariably consider themselves witty and original, equate gun ownership with inadequate penis size.  That in itself further shows “progressive” hypocrisy, as they’re the ones  who make a point of getting indignant over “body shaming.”

The Guardian story cites a tweet by Dylan Park (contains uncensored language), a writer of decidedly non-“conservative” sympathies, who calls those putting their packages at risk as “MAGA dolts.” While admitting he’s unsure as to motive, his guess is those posting the shots are doing so to prove guns are safe in order to “own the libs.”

Not so says another “progressive” outlet (that occasionally employs a journalist who gets some things right).

“[P]ointing a gun at your penis has nothing to do with owning the libs and everything to do with ironically mocking basic safety in gun culture,” Vice claims (contains uncensored language).

It’s supposedly being done to troll, to make fun of those who advocate gun handling and trigger discipline, that is, rules taught by arguably the most qualified “commonsense gun safety” advocate in my lifetime, “gunners' guru” Jeff Cooper:

RULE 1: ALL GUNS ARE ALWAYS LOADED

RULE 2: NEVER LET THE MUZZLE COVER ANYTHING YOU ARE NOT PREPARED TO DESTROY

RULE 3: KEEP YOUR FINGER OFF THE TRIGGER TIL YOUR SIGHTS ARE ON THE TARGET

RULE 4: BE SURE OF YOUR TARGET

As an aside, Vice misses the boat on defining what a “Fudd” is. They’d have benefited from relying less on preconceptions and more on seeing what the “gun culture” they presume to be qualified to  write about has to say on the subject, case in point a comprehensive explanation from Lee Williams, “The Gun Writer.”

The “culture” they did check is the Facebook group Gun People Who Hate Gun People, where posters there evidently find humor in the reaction to “edgy internet trolls ironically point[ing] guns at their [B]enis.”

At the end of its article, Vice also couldn’t resist a wholly manufactured opportunity to equate the “irony” with murderous racism, which, of course, is the point (and the reason why so many in the subversive camp love to cite the Southern Poverty Law Center).  That and spreading Alinsky Rule 5 ridicule.

Fortunately, the “guncrotch” phenomenon is not widespread, which is why the media pointing and screaming is needed to make the “trend” appear larger than it is. What’s not clear from all of this is how many people have actually participated in this stupid trolling who can be actually identified. No doubt there are probably a few immature useful idiots who identify themselves as being opponents of “gun control,” but the benefit of anonymity also means some of the posers could literally be that, provocateurs out there trying to make gun owners look like morons in order to influence public opinion to support disarmament edicts.

Because that is exactly what this does.



About David Codrea:David Codrea

David Codrea is the winner of multiple journalist awards for investigating/defending the RKBA and a long-time gun owner rights advocate who defiantly challenges the folly of citizen disarmament. He blogs at “The War on Guns: Notes from the Resistance,” is a regularly featured contributor to Firearms News, and posts on Twitter: @dcodrea and Facebook.

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ChiptheBarber
ChiptheBarber
4 months ago

Wait a minute here….Are these the same guys who appendix carry???

Old Bill
Old Bill
4 months ago

The whole thing is a Leftist Troll Origin of this so called “Phenomena” is an anti Second Amendment TDS Social Media Basement Dweller. Repeated dutifully by the Ant-Second Amendment Media Propagandists From the Magazine “VICE” (1) From a British Tabloid “The Guardian” (2) This is a Leftist Troll.. No reason to castigate the supposed participants as if they were actually a legitimate part of the Second Amendment Community… They are not .. No further proof of that is needed. (1) https://www.vice.com/en_us/topic/2nd-amendment?page=1 (2) https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/jul/18/second-amendment-police-killings-gun-control-baton-rouge What we should however be asking is why our “Pro Second Amendment” Writer of the above referenced… Read more »

ColdeadHands75
ColdeadHands75
4 months ago

All, I have to say is… Shame on these “Tide Pod” eating MORONS!

Rowboat
Rowboat
4 months ago

I would advise that everyone stock up on ammo. I can foresee, if this shit continues , a lockdown on ammo. More than enough tyrannical governors are feeling their oats and are getting “executive order “ high !
If they can demand you wear a mask , then they can do anything else !!!

RoyD
RoyD
4 months ago
Reply to  Rowboat

Rowboat: For me, and I imagine quite a few others here, your advise brought a big chuckle. For the rest of you all; get to work on your fort.

Finnky
Finnky
4 months ago
Reply to  RoyD

@RoyD – Been looking for reasonably priced 16 gauge – at this point I have but a single box of 25 shells. Just bought 16 gauge SxS last weekend, had to return to store when background check line had shrunk though. May just have to break down and pay pandemic-panic rates. Given type of firearm, this is more a fun range toy than a potential caliber for serious work. Even so – would like to have ammo for it, even if only to play with. Could always use more of any of the more typical calibers as well. Don’t have… Read more »

RoyD
RoyD
4 months ago
Reply to  Finnky

Finnky: ‘Cheaper than dirt’ has 16 ga ammo.

ColdeadHands75
ColdeadHands75
4 months ago
Reply to  RoyD

DON’T EVER SEND ANYONE, TO THAT POS PRICE GOUGING COMPANY!!

RoyD
RoyD
4 months ago
Reply to  ColdeadHands75

CDH: Unlike you I think people should be able to make their own decisions about where to spend their money. Always, “Let the buyer beware”, be your guide. Why do some hate freedom so much?

JIAZ
JIAZ
4 months ago
Reply to  Finnky

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Rowboat
Rowboat
4 months ago

I live fifty miles from DC in the “country suburbs, most everybody has a back yard shooting range, and today I heard more shooting going on then in the TET Offensive ! The Deplorables are tuning up ! Get some !!!!

Rowboat
Rowboat
4 months ago

Did you notice that his living quarters has the look of “ Moms Basement “ decor ?

Rowboat
Rowboat
4 months ago

Brain shot !

Mac
Mac
4 months ago

Stupid is as stupid does!

Birb
Birb
4 months ago

How has nobody noticed that the moron in both pictures is THE SAME PERSON?! Literally has the same exact tattoo on their right, inner calve. Just some anti-gunner acting out like Mommies Demand Action While Sucking on Bloomberg’s Millions. Nothing to see here.

Tionico
Tionico
4 months ago
Reply to  Birb

Nice catch there, Puts the whole thing in a different light.

Petey
Petey
4 months ago
Reply to  Birb

It’s the same gun (pistol) as well. BTW: to answer ROWBOAT’s post. It’s looks like a cheap hotel room.

RoyD
RoyD
4 months ago
Reply to  Petey

Petey: You are not much of a “detail” kind of guy, are you.

Gdubb
Gdubb
4 months ago

These are the same mindless phukktards who eat tide pods and jerk off to AOC

Doszap
Doszap
4 months ago

If they are that IGNORANT let them blow their testicles off,morons like this shouldn’t be allowed to own a weapon.

Finnky
Finnky
4 months ago
Reply to  Doszap

@Doszap – Nor should they be allowed to breed. Don’t need those genes in the next generation.

MB
MB
4 months ago

Well hopefully these morons don’t get to breed.

Doszap
Doszap
4 months ago
Reply to  MB

Right on Brother,the Gene Pool needs a serious cull.

uncle dudley
uncle dudley
4 months ago

This picture of the idiot holding a pistol to his crotch is the kind of person that gives responsible gun owners a bad name with the public.
This guy shows such reckless bad behavior that he shouldn’t be allowed to touch a handgun .

Larry
Larry
4 months ago
Reply to  uncle dudley

Meh. The timing works for us. Just claim it’s a Mommies’ donor who got scared by the virus and went out and bought a gun despite his “principles.”

Finnky
Finnky
4 months ago
Reply to  uncle dudley

@uncleD – Once you start prohibiting people, where do you stop? When anyone has to justify their rights, so does everybody else. Better to let Darwin sort out numb nuts like this one. Maybe cold, but not all deaths are tragic.

Liinheartsails
Liinheartsails
4 months ago

I am amazed with how many photos I see that are taken sitting behind the wheel of the car.
I see a lot of handguns on FB and gun trader sites that are taken in the car.

Doszap
Doszap
4 months ago
Reply to  Liinheartsails

Nothing wrong with that, just KEEP you finger out of the trigger area, and do not handle one while driving.
Of course this depends on state to state laws.

Chris
Chris
4 months ago

RULE 4a or 5: Know what’s beyond your target.

Rock
Rock
4 months ago

Their “daddys” should have done the same and pulled the trigger before doing the DRIVE BY deposit in the “mom receptical” ……

PAF145
PAF145
4 months ago

Probly staged by anti gun clowns

PMinFl
PMinFl
4 months ago
Reply to  PAF145

PAF yes, glad to see that somebody has the ability to think critically.This vice crap is just showing millennials acting stupidly. After the “photo shoot” (pun) they then go out and join antifa inthe new revolution.

Autsin Miller III
Autsin Miller III
4 months ago

Ya know, an AD would at least mean they wouldn’t breed!

Doszap
Doszap
4 months ago

They would die, massive loss of blood lost FAST in that area.

nod
nod
4 months ago

Nike: Just do it!

Swany
Swany
4 months ago

Only 2 words for this stupidity…
Brain damage.

RoyD
RoyD
4 months ago

All else aside, it is obvious when the picture is enlarged, that the Glock LCI extractor shows that there is no case/round in the chamber. And the Ruger revolver has what appears to be a case in the chamber(s) but it could just be an empty case or a snap cap and not a loaded round. Still not an action a safety conscious person would do. But you know how hungry so many people, young and old, are to be relevant these days.