Tennessee Senator Refuses to Apologize for Pressure Cooker Joke
Being diplomatic is considered a handicap in the American right wing.
A Tennessee state senator is refusing to apologize for what many are calling a “tasteless” joke about pressure cookers in his blog in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombing.
Republican State Sen. Stacey Campfield posted a photo of a pressure cooker with “Assault Pressure Cooker (APC)” printed below it.
The photo had labels and arrows pointing to all of the pot’s “dangerous” features including a “muzzle break thingy that goes ‘up’” and a “tactical pistol grip.”
It’s also described as “large-capacity, can cook for hours without reloading” and the color was “evil, black.”
The blog post was titled, “Here comes Feinstein again,” an apparent dig at Sen. Diane Feinstein (D-Calif.), one of the leading proponents in the battle for gun control. The image implied that pressure cookers might be her next target.