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Nation Debates Extremely Complex Issue of Children Firing Military Weapons

Andy Borowitz, The New Yorker, 8/28/14

Across the United States on Wednesday, a heated national debate began on the extremely complex issue of children firing military weapons.

“Every now and then, the nation debates an issue that is so complicated and tricky it defies easy answers,” says pollster Davis Logsdon. “Letting small children fire automatic weapons is such an issue.”

Logsdon says that the thorny controversy is reminiscent of another ongoing national debate, about whether it is a good idea to load a car with dynamite and drive it into a tree….

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[But this one is not a satire: Christina Wilkie, “NRA: ‘Children Can Have Fun At The Shooting Range,'” Huffington Post, 8/27/2014.]

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