Slate Explains Why Conservatives Are ‘Obsessed’ With Gun Rights. It’s As Insulting As You’d Expect.

Lucky for us, Ehrenriech has the answer: It comes down to shared psychological traits among conservatives, including their supposed tendencies to “exaggerate risks,” repress their sexual and aggressive impulses and then project them onto others, their “grievance” and “anger” over “no longer being central to American society and culture,” and their inability to deal with “nuance.”