“Oh, you possibly can’t say that,” he imagined Americans replying.
“Well why not?” requested Moore.
The Oscar-winning Bowling for Columbine filmmaker posed the query because the nation was nonetheless reeling from the school massacre in Uvalde, Texas yesterday wherein 19 youngsters and two adults had been killed.
“Look, I help all gun management laws. Not wise gun management. We don’t want the wise stuff. We want the hardcore stuff that’s going to guard ourselves and our youngsters,” he stated.
“We gained’t acknowledge that we’re a violent individuals to start with. This nation was birthed in violence with the genocide of the native individuals on the barrel of a gun. This nation was constructed on the again of slaves with a gun to their again…We don’t wish to acknowledge our two unique sins right here which have a gun behind our means to turn out to be who we grew to become,” he advised Hayes.
“I actually imagine if Jefferson, Madison and Washington if all of them knew that the bullet could be invented — some 50 years after our revolution, I don’t know if they might have written it that means. They didn’t even know what a bullet was. It didn’t exist till the 1830s. [If] that they had any concept that there could be this sort of carnage, it’s a must to imagine that the Founders of the nation wouldn’t help it.”
“Who will say, ‘It’s time to repeal the Second Amendment?'” says Michael Moore. “If that they had any concept that there could be this sort of carnage, it’s a must to imagine the founders of this nation wouldn’t help it.” pic.twitter.com/d2C7QmLDre
— All In with Chris Hayes (@allinwithchris) May 25, 2022