The News Media And The AR-15

The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Bearing Arms

Journalist, as a species, aren’t gun people. This was clear the moment USA Today decided to illustrate the possible accessories for the AR-15 and included the chainsaw bayonet, for crying out loud, if at no other point before. However, an Ohio television station decided to go even further in showing us just how little they know about guns.

In this clip, they decided to show us just how deadly the AR-15 is by showing a watermelon being shot. There’s just one problem. Can you find it?

If you said, “But that’s a shotgun,” you win!

That’s right, it’s a shotgun shooting that watermelon. You can tell because of the lack of a chainsaw bayonet or a “shoulder thing that goes up.”

Oh…and that’s it’s obviously a freaking shotgun.

I get that most people aren’t as into guns as I am or as most of our readers here are, but the shotgun

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