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(National Post)   Czech president shot multiple times at close range by assailant with realistic-looking Airsoft pistol, goes on to tell his bodyguards, "You really did not manage this well"   (news.nationalpost.com) divider line 69
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2012-10-01 09:46:52 AM
Wow, just wow.
 
2012-10-01 09:59:42 AM

basemetal: Wow, just wow.


I really, really hate that phrase, but it and "facepalm" really were the only two things that came to my mind as I read the article.
 
2012-10-01 10:06:47 AM
Calm in the face of pressure? Czech.
 
2012-10-01 12:22:48 PM
I hope the punishment given to the attacker is given to his bodyguards as well.
 
2012-10-01 12:23:38 PM
Didn't Czech the crowd I see. Don't need those bodyguards anymore, you go be slobs somewhere else.
 
2012-10-01 12:24:25 PM
That kid just won his country's boss battle.
 
2012-10-01 12:24:29 PM
www.filmofilia.com
"Not a significant bullet. Get over it."
 
2012-10-01 12:24:40 PM
I feel bad for the guys of the airsoft firing squad this clown is going to face.

"Honey? I won't be home for dinner...gonna be at work awhile longer".
 
2012-10-01 12:25:35 PM
I think if it had been a US president the suspects body would end up so full of holes they'd have to use a mop to collect his body.
 
2012-10-01 12:26:30 PM
A pellet gun? So even the deranged gunmen in Europe are taking austerity measures?
 
2012-10-01 12:29:44 PM

Russ1642: I think if it had been a US president the suspects body would end up so full of holes they'd have to use a mop to collect his body.


Because staying up at all hours doing blow off of hookers butts make a guy kinda edgey.
 
2012-10-01 12:31:20 PM

Fark Rye For Many Whores: Didn't Czech the crowd I see. Don't need those bodyguards anymore, you go be slobs somewhere else.


The body guards sound like a bunch of Turkeys. Good guards always stay Hungry.
 
2012-10-01 12:32:43 PM
I realize it is a plastic BB gun and all, but damn people at least act to the weapons profile. For that matter when the guy has time to give media interviews after the shooting your security is way too loose. He didn't have to die in a hail of gunfire or anything, but at least tackle him for farks sake.
 
2012-10-01 12:33:28 PM

basemetal: Wow, just wow.


I see no mention of a modified wooden toilet roll holder.
 
2012-10-01 12:33:33 PM
Russ1642: I think if it had been a US president the suspects body would end up so full of holes they'd have to use a mop to collect his body.

Yes, because the president of the Jody Foster fan club is so full of holes right now
 
2012-10-01 12:35:04 PM

uber humper: Fark Rye For Many Whores: Didn't Czech the crowd I see. Don't need those bodyguards anymore, you go be slobs somewhere else.

The body guards sound like a bunch of Turkeys. Good guards always stay Hungry.


Ooooh, didn't stick the landing.
 
2012-10-01 12:35:13 PM
made me think of :

Lasky, Guard at Walleyworld: That's not a real gun, is it Clark?
Clark: Are you kidding? This is a Magnum P.I.
Lasky, Guard at Walleyworld: It's a BB gun!
Clark: Don't tempt me. I could put an eye out with this thing.
Lasky, Guard at Walleyworld: You couldn't even break the skin with that thing.
 
2012-10-01 12:35:31 PM

vudukungfu: Russ1642: I think if it had been a US president the suspects body would end up so full of holes they'd have to use a mop to collect his body.

Because staying up at all hours doing blow off of hookers butts make a guy kinda edgey.


Actually....yes it does.

/though can you imagine the uproar when, after the Secret Service filled the guy so full of holes you needed a mop to clean him up and it turned out he was only holding an airsoft gun?
 
2012-10-01 12:36:19 PM

basemetal: Wow, just wow.


The whole thing is a sham...
 
2012-10-01 12:37:42 PM
the world needs more assassins like this guy,coulda, woulda, shoulda, didn't.
 
2012-10-01 12:39:39 PM

hdhale: can you imagine the uproar when, after the Secret Service filled the guy so full of holes you needed a mop to clean him up and it turned out he was only holding an airsoft gun?


I imagine that would depend on how "near" the president was.
 
2012-10-01 12:40:15 PM
What do you have to complain about? You're still alive.
 
2012-10-01 12:40:15 PM

hdhale: /though can you imagine the uproar when, after the Secret Service filled the guy so full of holes you needed a mop to clean him up and it turned out he was only holding an airsoft gun?


Not reall.
I wouldn't point a noen green orange tipped nerf pistol at a mall cop.
why would you taunt someone who thinks every bow-tie's a camera?
 
2012-10-01 12:40:52 PM
Klaus' Teddy Roosevelt moment!
 
2012-10-01 12:42:05 PM
It cracks me up that gun enthusiasts put on camo clothes to shoot at targets or the Czech president.
 
2012-10-01 12:42:09 PM
Good thing it wasn't the Arch-Duke..
 
2012-10-01 12:43:29 PM

hdhale: vudukungfu: Russ1642: I think if it had been a US president the suspects body would end up so full of holes they'd have to use a mop to collect his body.

Because staying up at all hours doing blow off of hookers butts make a guy kinda edgey.

Actually....yes it does.

/though can you imagine the uproar when, after the Secret Service filled the guy so full of holes you needed a mop to clean him up and it turned out he was only holding an airsoft gun?


Umm, not really, it happens all the time with the police. Someone points a replica gun or even a cellphone at the police, and they get shot. Generally there aren't much inquires. Suicide by police.
 
2012-10-01 12:43:58 PM
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Sorry boss. We were talking about clouds.
 
2012-10-01 12:47:26 PM

MindStalker:
Umm, not really, it happens all the time with the police. Someone points a replica gun or even a cellphone at the police, and they get shot. Generally there aren't much inquires. Suicide by police.


You can be unarmed

Or a dog.
 
2012-10-01 12:47:40 PM

vudukungfu: Russ1642: I think if it had been a US president the suspects body would end up so full of holes they'd have to use a mop to collect his body.

Because staying up at all hours doing blow off of hookers butts make a guy kinda edgey.


You do know that when that happened, the President was nowhere near the country, right?
 
2012-10-01 12:52:26 PM
The video is insane. After the guy gets shot with the airsoft, the bodyguards just sort of mill around with a "hm...that was interesting. Wonder what that was?" look on their faces. Secret Service would have thrown the President to the ground and covered him with their bodies while the rest of the team tackled and beat the shiat out of the assailant, if not turned him into chunky salsa as mentioned above.
 
2012-10-01 12:55:08 PM

Gyrfalcon:
You do know that when that happened, the President was nowhere near the country, right?




You *do* know that when that happened, they got caught.
Make you woner how much of that goes on evey day, in D.C but you never hear about it because it's as normal as having domino's delivered.
 
2012-10-01 12:56:40 PM

vudukungfu: MindStalker:
Umm, not really, it happens all the time with the police. Someone points a replica gun or even a cellphone at the police, and they get shot. Generally there aren't much inquires. Suicide by police.

You can be unarmed

Or a dog.


I think right now that's only available in the United States (especially the dog part).
 
2012-10-01 12:57:41 PM

vudukungfu: You *do* know that when that happened, they got caught.
Make you woner how much of that goes on evey day, in D.C but you never hear about it because it's as normal as having domino's delivered.


It happens *much* more than what you hear about...you'd be shocked.
 
2012-10-01 01:04:16 PM

hdhale: vudukungfu: Russ1642: I think if it had been a US president the suspects body would end up so full of holes they'd have to use a mop to collect his body.

Because staying up at all hours doing blow off of hookers butts make a guy kinda edgey.

Actually....yes it does.

/though can you imagine the uproar when, after the Secret Service filled the guy so full of holes you needed a mop to clean him up and it turned out he was only holding an airsoft gun?


Uproar? People using fake weapons get shot and killed all the time. There's usually no uproar. If it looks like a gun and you point it at someone expect to get shot.
 
2012-10-01 01:06:29 PM

vudukungfu: Gyrfalcon:
You do know that when that happened, the President was nowhere near the country, right?



You *do* know that when that happened, they got caught.
Make you woner how much of that goes on evey day, in D.C but you never hear about it because it's as normal as having domino's delivered.


True, but it's hardly the same thing as suggesting they were on an actual detail with the President when it occurred.
 
2012-10-01 01:10:47 PM

basemetal: Wow, just wow.


Gotcha!
 
2012-10-01 01:18:00 PM

vudukungfu: MindStalker:
Umm, not really, it happens all the time with the police. Someone points a replica gun or even a cellphone at the police, and they get shot. Generally there aren't much inquires. Suicide by police.

You can be unarmed

Or a dog.


I can be a dog? Cool!

I applied to be a cat, but I wasn't enough of an asshole.
 
2012-10-01 01:19:14 PM
I play airsoft and the community is always worried about headlines like this

The gun control freaks are always looking for ways to shutdown anything "scary looking weapon" related. Airsoft is only lightly regulated right now, the only regulations federally are that they cannot be made in a way that they can be modified to fire real ammunition, and if they are being transported across state lines, then they MUST have a blaze orange ring at the end of the barrel at least 1/2 inch thick...

Official Airsoft Ohio events are community regulated though, and regulations are pretty tight for safety reasons. FPS limits, Full seal ansi rated eye protection, no full auto indoors, age limits, that sort of thing.

Decent airsoft guns, not the crap you would buy at walmart or Dick's sporting goods, are 95% scale replica's of real world modern arms and have removable blaze orange tips.

Good models are 1:1 weight and scale and are used by LEO and MIL for training.

Couple years ago the top manufacturer of professional training weapons (PTW for short) systema had to redesign their M4 receivers because the BATFE determined they could be slightly modified to fit internals of a real m4 and fire real ammunition. The recievers were milspec CNC billet aluminum. You couldn't get a Systema in this country for a year or so until they got BATFE approval, i think you can pick up new ones now for about $1200-$1500 depending on the dealer...

Because the models are so realistic, but they aren't real guns, they are very attractive to immature kids and teenagers who want to run around the park playing "Modern Warfare" and shoot them in full view of people...

Regulators in the gov't cream their panties over these kinds of stories because they get to regulate the "scary looking gun" replicas and toys into oblivion since they can't regulate the real ones.
 
2012-10-01 01:25:44 PM
To quote the hot chick in Death Proof:
"You do know what happens to people that carry knives, don't you?
they get shot"

If it isn't a firearm, it's a "knife"
 
2012-10-01 01:31:47 PM
That guy did the Czech prez a favor! This incident had to have made him realize just how easy it us to get killed and that he needs new goons.
 
2012-10-01 01:39:20 PM
Wow...that man is quite forgiving

/if it was the Cdn PM, the assailant would have probably hit him with a pie.
 
2012-10-01 02:00:10 PM
Attempted suicide by president.
 
2012-10-01 02:07:51 PM
Bah!

Submitted...better headline...same article...

/bitter
 
2012-10-01 02:08:51 PM
see handle.
 
2012-10-01 02:22:25 PM
Props to the fake assailant for keeping it home grown and using a replica of a CZ-P07 (Czech produced service weapon)... which sadly was probably made in China.
 
2012-10-01 02:23:59 PM

blank_czech: see handle.


What do you call an abortion in The Czech Republic?



A canceled Czech...
 
2012-10-01 02:24:50 PM
That's a remarkably calm reaction for a man whose bodyguards just completely failed at being bodyguards.

He shoulda punched the kid out like that one Canadian Prime Minister did when someone tried to assassinate him.
 
2012-10-01 02:34:44 PM

MindStalker: Umm, not really, it happens all the time with the police. Someone points a replica gun or even a cellphone at the police, and they get shot. Generally there aren't much inquires. Suicide by police.


Bingo. You pointed a device that looks like a gun in the President's general direction. Heck, you just pulling it out is reason for the SS agents guarding him to go to defcon 4.

Most americans would conclude 'Suicide by SS Agent', not a 'big deal' at all. Remember, we rate self defense in context of 'apparent threat', not 'actual threat'. You stick your hand in your coat and threaten to shoot somebody, it's our legal right to assume you actually have a gun in there and therefore the ability to carry out your threat.

I wouldn't even go pointing a blaze orange tipped airsoft at anybody - It'd be approximately an hour's work to render one of my actual guns to have an orange tip, and that includes driving time to the store to pick up the paint.
 
2012-10-01 02:35:48 PM

pottie: blank_czech: see handle.

What do you call an abortion in The Czech Republic?



A canceled Czech...


What do you call it when you finally convince a girl in The Czech Republic to sleep with you?

Czech Mate...
 
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