Radio host Erick Erickson expressed his opposition towards the New York Times' editorial on gun control in the United States by taking the print edition to a Georgia gun club.
Photo: Erick Erickson / WSB Radio
Photo: Erick Erickson / WSB Radio

#Pewpew: Erick Erickson takes shots at the New York Times

Radio host Erick Erickson's outrage with the New York Times' take on gun control in the United States went viral Saturday afternoon.

The Saturday print edition of the New York Times features a rare front-page editorial about gun control in the United States.

"It is a moral outrage and a national disgrace that civilians can legally purchase weapons designed specifically to kill people with brutal speed and efficiency," the New York Times wrote in their first A1 editorial since 1920.

"Screw them," Erickson responded in a blog post Saturday afternoon. "The New York Times wants you to be sitting ducks for a bunch of arms jihadists."

Erickson took his print edition to Shot Spot, a gun club near the University of West Georgia, and put approximately seven holes in it.

He ended his post with the hashtags #glock #pewpew #2A and #guns.

The Georgia radio host himself took fire on social media from comedians and activists.

Erickson is a prominent conservative radio host in the metro Atlanta area.

In August, he disinvited Donald Trump from the RedState Gathering after the presidential candidate's comments about Fox News host Megyn Kelly.

UPDATE: Erick Erickson appeared on the television show FOX & Friends to talk about his actions. See the video below:

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Erick Erickson is a radio host of WSB Radio, which is owned by the same company as The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

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