NYT’s Nicholas Kristof Blames NRA for Thousand Oaks Shooting, Ignores California Gun Control Fail

New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof blamed the NRA for the Thousand Oaks, California, shooting at the Borderline Bar and Grill but ignored the litany of California gun control laws that failed to prevent the attack. The opening two paragraphs of Kristof’s column set the stage: Another needless tragedy in America: This time a gunman opened fire in a bar in Thousand Oaks, Calif., killing at least 12 people and injuring many more. These horrors happen far more often in America than in other advanced countries partly because of the outsize…

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