I can only imagine that the same people who say "quit complaining about drugs, quit complaining about violent video games, but get rid of the guns" are the same people having hissy-fits about CBS Television's hit series Dexter. Frankly, the show doesn't do much for me, either. But the network of Katie Couric is all about the Benjamins.
Oh, you don't know about Dexter? He's being positioned by CBS as an "anti-hero." A vigilante killer, the character of Dexter Morgan uses his position as a Miami police blood-splatter expert to scratch a homicidal itch, albeit following "the code" of his late stepfather Harry who channeled him toward killing only those that "do really bad things." As for the ratings thus far? CBS is raking in the ratings, and the cash.
So let's see . . . firearms owners as vigilante killers is bad, and even the remote possibility of such is reason enough to regulate if not entirely ban sidearms. But a vigilante killer who uses a scalpel is much more palatable to America.
Hmmmm . . .