Gun Ad Compares Obama To Hitler, Stalin And Other Dictators

December 5, 2011 3:47 a.m.

The USA Ammo company is warning potential customers that “tyranny and gun control is only an election away,” in an ad that uses pictures of President Obama, Adolf Hitler, Joseph Stalin and others to illustrate the “Faces of Gun Control.”CBS Washington pointed out the ad, put out by the guns and ammo site “The recent Occupy Wall Street protests and liberal attempts at gun control are eerily reminiscent to the rise of Mao Zedong, Joseph Stalin, Adolf Hitler, Pol Pot and Idi Amin,” the site says. “Barack Obama and Erick [sic] Holder, gun control advocates, are secretly conspiring to strip American Citizens of the right to bears arms.”

As Media Matters pointed out, the picture of Idi Amin in the ad is actually a picture of Forest Whitaker playing Idi Amin in the 2006 film “The Last King Of Scotland.”

A video on the site continues the comparison, giving a history of gun control in the world by dictators, then telling viewers to “get armed” at “before it’s too late!”

Here’s the video:

Trace Williams, the director of operations for USAAmmo, told CBS Washington that “Obama and his various czars are infringing on the rights of Americans to own guns.”

“He’s anti-gun and he’s obviously a socialist cramming health care down American’s throats,” he said. “That is exactly how those people in that ad rose to power.”

The site also boasts t-shirts that say things like “F*ck Obama,” “BAMF” and “Don’t Tread On Me Biotch.”

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