On Wednesday, CNN, the cable outlet seen by many as the least-trusted name in network news, held a town hall event on gun control that should have been advertised as a “60-Minute Hate,” to paraphrase George Orwell. At one point, NRA Spokeswoman Dana Loesch recalled the story of a rape survivor who said she wished that she had been armed at the time of her attack. Naturally, the crowd reacted like animals, jeering Loesch.
According to the Washington Free Beacon:
Loesch faced a hostile environment from the start, given the pro-gun control tenor of the audience and questioners. Asked why the NRA didn’t support raising the age to buy a semiautomatic rifle from 18 to 21, she pivoted to the story of Kimberly Corban, who was raped in her college dorm at age 20 in 2006.
“But I also think of young women, and you’ve had a previous