It sounds like a monkey with a book of bad cliches did that column.
'Brook no dissent'?Of course, gun lovers and fanatics brook no dissent when it comes to protecting their right to bear arms. Over the years, even the most common-sense proposed legislation to regulate guns has been met with yelps of protest.
Gun lovers and fanatics?
Yelps of protest?
It's got no logic, just bad analogies and wrong comparisons and is plain hard to read. There can be no real dissent about a constitutional right. If you don't like it move to England, buddy.