Rivera responded to Greg Gutfeld’s question about what the “AR” in “AR-15” means and said it stands for “automatic rifle.” Maybe it should be “MG” for “machine gun”:
Geraldo Rivera just said with a straight face on The Five that the "AR" in AR-15 stands for "Automatic Rifle." pic.twitter.com/9HPkSlfdOT— Greg Price (@greg_price11) January 17, 2023
Add it all up and Rivera responded in a very familiar way. This happens a lot — a gun control advocate will make a claim about guns, get proven wrong, and then dismiss it as not really mattering because at the end of the day guns can kill people:
He literally said “it’s a machine gun.” Get this idiot off television. https://t.co/Cs9zpAZiuU— Sara Gonzales (@SaraGonzalesTX) January 18, 2023
Full story here
Heard the Daily Caller and fellow travelers are ranting about my incorrect definition on-air of “AR” as in AR-15. Whatever. Point is, there is no place (other than sporting clubs and similar skilled settings) for assault rifles.— Geraldo Rivera (@GeraldoRivera) January 18, 2023
They’re substitute appendages.