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Self-styled patriots silent on N. Korea threats

Self-styled patriots silent on N. Korea threats

Sony Pictures Entertainment has canceled the release of its satiric film, "The Interview," as a result of major U.S. movie chains' refusal to screen it because of terrorist threats from North Korea. However, I do not see Clive Bundy and his militia groupies or Wayne LaPierre and the NRA stepping up to offer their services as voluntary, armed security personnel for the threatened theaters. Why not? Perhaps because the issue here is genuine, star-spangled patriotism rather than self-serving partisan posturing. Such groups and their talk show sock puppets love to mouth off about Second Amendment rights and gun-toting privileges but disappear when it comes to communal...