To increase their influence in America, the idols of power and deadly force are reaching out to their most ardent right-wing zealots and promoting suspicion and hostility, not only to the Obama administration, but also to America’s long-established democratic principles and social institutions. When the Gun Empire cries “freedom,” it has in mind preparing for insurrection.—America and Its Guns: A Theological Expose, page 141
Question: Why is it that generally the more conservative voter wants a strong military, a weak central government, and the freedom to carry automatic/semiautomatic weapons to defend agains the very military they want to have?
I don't understand it. Please explain it to me, if you can.