Arms and the men
Marion McKeone visits the National Rifle Association’s annual conference in Dallas to get a taste of all-American patriot culture in its rawest form: an irony-free zone where the deadliest of weapons are packaged like children’s toys
Welcome to the National Rifle Association’s annual general meeting in downtown Dallas. A 15-acre jamboree of ‘friends, faith, family, firearms and the flag’. Especially the flag. The Stars and Stripes have been contorted into all shapes, sizes and textures: incorporated into tattoos, body art, underwear, outer wear, eye wear and onto assault weapons, pistols, handguns, ammunition, accessories and combat gear. The flag has been fashioned into earrings, nativist slogans, fear-mongering flak jackets and thousands of...
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