Cognitive Dissonance is the excessive mental stress and discomfort experienced by an individual who holds two or more contradictory beliefs. For example, …What goes on in the mind of someone who works with a leftwing outfit like NRA Watch sponsoring a gun control petition and, yet, who also plays with an AR15 like this?UPDATE—”A cleared rifle”? Nope. The magazine is still in place, and the selector lever is pointing upward to FIRE. I’d be willing to bet that the bolt was never locked to the rear either.
Rule One. All weapons are always handled as if they are loaded.
Rule Two. Never point the muzzle at anything you are not willing to destroy.
Rule Three. Keep your finger off the trigger until the sights are aligned with the target.
Rule Four. Be sure of your target.