They need to be ripped. This is one of the most irresponsible things I have ever known a so-called journalist to do.
But I guess he succeeded in getting the attention he was after — regardless of how many people he put in danger.
Gutfeld: “The Joy of Hate: How to Triumph over Whiners in the Age of Phony Outrage,” said that such a database could have unintended consequences.
“So, a New York paper called The Journal News is under fire for printing names and addresses of local gun owners, even adding a map that shows exactly where they live,” Gutfeld said. “Some gun owners are ticked, which is wrong because this article is the best argument for gun ownership ever. I mean, if you knew that an idiotic editor would out non-gun owners, wouldn’t you get a gun to protect yourself with the thugs the paper just enabled? You think the paper works for the NRA? If anything, non-gun owners should be livid for the paper made them the easiest marks. Just look at this map — what do you see? Not just pockets of gun owners in red, but pockets without. How comfy would you feel knowing your gun-free zone is now public?”