Originally Posted by listopencil
I doubt that very many people are outraged about it. I think it's hilarious that he demonstrated to the nation how ineffective the ban is by bringing the magazine on television after being told not to by the police. I also think it shows how much respect he has for the legislation that he promotes. He (supposedly) thinks it's an important enough issue to debate/discuss, but he also thinks that he shouldn't have to obey the law that he's promoting. The situation also highlights a point that many people have been expressing here on the forum. You have to ask yourself why so many media personalities and politicians have been jumping on this issue with so much fanfare. I think that they are either generating interest in themselves or taking advantage of a tragedy to push an agenda.
I don't see how you can be a regular on here and make that statement.
Legally, I'm not sure that briefly holding it for the purposes of discussion on a news show really meets the "possession" requirement.