National Rifle Association Invests In The Art Of Propaganda

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Wonkette unearthed a “super-secret advance copy” of the gun lobby’s latest propaganda piece.

As the GOP learned last month, and you need some Grade A propaganda to get people riled up again. Let no one accuse the NRA of shirking its duty. Freedom In Peril: Guarding the 2nd Amendment in the 21st Century, is a spectacularly beautiful graphic novel. Here, for example, is one of the biggest threats to the white suburban hunter: dirty hippies and their evil sidekicks: the dynamite-carrying owl, sinister pig, angry Wall Street bull, dire wolf, terror chicken and Land Lobster.

[via Rangelife]

About David Burn

I wrote my first ad for a political candidate when I was 17 years old. She won her race and I felt the seductive power of advertising for the first time. After working for seven agencies in five states and freelancing for several more, I ventured out on my own in 2009. Today, as head of brand strategy and creative at Bonehook in Portland, Oregon, I'm focused on providing effective integrated marketing solutions to mid-market clients.

Comments

  1. Don’t buy your tickets to the propaganda war just yet…
    http://www.dailykos.com/story/2006/12/23/11618/644
    And a follow-up:
    http://www.dailykos.com/story/2006/12/25/16817/695

  2. Oops, forgot to include this:
    http://www.wonkette.com/politics/nra/nra-comic-is-heinous-hoax-then-magically-real-again-224275.php
    The short of it: it’s likely the publication is real (still to be confirme), but Wonkette’s descriptions were less-than truthful.
    And it’s more like a pamphlet with illustrations rather than a graphic novel.

  3. I think this is cruddy, Im one of those dirty hippies. We get more shit then anyone else!