On Double Standards

January 17th, 2014

Harvey Weinstein and Meryl Streep have announced their intentions to make a feature film bashing the NRA. Weinstein is the founder of Miramax, a company known for producing wholesome family films that teach nonviolent solutions to life's problems. Pulp Fiction, Death Proof, Sin City, Django Unchained, and Inglourious Basterds are just a few of the heartwarming movies he's bankrolled and produced.

There's no small irony in the fact that he's a big fan of gun control. I can't fathom what philosophical justification he has for condemning the instrument while celebrating the act of violence to the extent …