It is argued that it is time to classify the compulsive need to hoard military-grade weapons and ammunition as a mental health issue that would preclude the said hoarding (see Table 1).
Table 1. Republican Party and Mental Health Issues.
Wearing aluminum foil skull cap to keep Them from reading his brainwaves.
Stockpiling military-grade weaponry and ammunition.
RE: The Constitution
1st Amendment assures his right to speak the truth about alien invasions, past and future.
2nd Amendment guarantees his right to amass weapons suited only for killing humans.
1) Alien invasions
2) Federal government has already been infiltrated.
1) Armed black men seeking white women to rape
2) Government abuse requiring an armed insurrection
3) Government seizing his arsenal
Delusional with mild paranoia. Not a threat to public safety.
Delusional with severe paranoia
Sense of personal power/worth relies on ever-increasing weapon ownership. May be a severe threat to the public safety.
Lobbies Feeding His Pathology
National Rifle Association
Republican Political Response
“Needs to be under psychiatric care for the safety of our country. An intervention is clearly needed here.”
“A patriotic American” whose behavior is totally acceptable because “guns are just part of our culture.”
“A lover of our heritage”
Republican Political Calculation
Probably can’t find the polls
A rabid one-issue voter
No politician poses wearing an aluminum foil cap.
Many Republicans pose with weapons and reinforce hoarders’ irrational fears.
Behavior When He Snaps
Shows up in his pajamas and foil hat at house of Neil deGrasse Tyson.
Murders 26 people