I don’t think he could stop lying even if he tried
Now, over the next couple of months, we’ve got a couple of issues: gun control. (Applause.) I just came from Denver, where the issue of gun violence is something that has haunted families for way too long, and it is possible for us to create common-sense gun safety measures that respect the traditions of gun ownership in this country and hunters and sportsmen, but also make sure that we don’t have another 20 children in a classroom gunned down by a semiautomatic weapon — by a fully automatic weapon in that case, sadly.
Take a screencap now. Because I’m sure that particular lie will of necessity later be airbrushed out of history. And why not? What’s a little misinformation today if tomorrow what you create from it is social justice, safe children, egalitarianism, and a society where unicorns dance in fields of QE money, while behind them newly-minted US citizens pick the lettuce and melons that lazy-ass racist Americans just won’t pick…