The phrase "30 to 50 feral hogs" has been trending on Twitter for hours, which is basically an eternity in internet time. It's turned into a meme, and is now regrettably part of the increasingly maddening online gun control discourse. Here's why.
It all started with a tweet from Jason Isbell. He took issue with bad faith arguments about what constitutes an assault weapon in the wake of back-to-back mass shootings in Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas.
That's when another Twitter user named William McNabb sent this truly bonkers response to Isbell.