Well, if you’re Ann Shoben:

I have a theory. I believe the NRA is deliberately channeling the voices of those individuals and groups that exist on the extreme fringes of society; groups that have never had a legitimate platform for their loathsome views and paranoid fantasies until the NRA gave them one.

I’m talking about self-described racist skinheads, felons whose hatred of society was forged in prison, white supremacists, neo-Nazis and “doomsday” cultists like David Koresh, who provoked his own apocalypse at Waco. All have in common an unshakable belief that the federal government is the enemy.

No need to read the rest of her screed. Besides, the picture of her at the link will give you nightmares for weeks.