Sacha Baron Cohen, a comic known for pranking people, has a new show on Showtime, ‘Who Is America?’ Using a disguise and posing as an Israeli anti-terrorist expert, Col, Erran Morad, trapped well-known conservatives and 2nd-Amendment supporters into endorsing the giving guns to children as young as three-years old to protect themselves from school shootings. His first target was gun-rights activist Philip Van Cleave who made an fool of himself by recommending guns adorned with stuffed animals and a grenade launcher for young kids. Larry Pratt of Gun Owners of America recommended allowing toddlers to use guns.
Former Senate Majority Leader, Trent Lott, endorsed giving guns to kindergartners. Former Congressman Joe Walsh gave a full endorsement of the bogus program, including giving guns to four-year old kids and wished them “happy shooting”. Representative Joe Wilson said that a three-year old cannot protect himself with a pencil box. Only Representative Matt Gaetz was not fooled and refused to endorse children with guns on camera.
Former Illinois Congressman and radio show host Joe Walsh explains that he was duped because he is a big supporter of Israel. Sacha Cohen lied to him about who he was and set him up by flying him out to Washington, DC, to give him an award supposedly for being one of Israel’s greatest friends. He was told a made-up story about how an Israeli toddler fended off a terrorist with a gun, and then Cohen’s team had Walsh read from a script that included the endorsement of a gun program for small children that he believed was meant for Israel.
Sarah Palin, the former Governor of Alaska, also was duped and was outraged that Sacha Cohen posed as a disabled veteran while he mocked the middle class and American values.