Apparently seeking to one-up the Journal News, the website Gawker has published a 446-page list of licensed handgun owners in New York City (Outdoor Hub has decided not to directly link to the article and its attendant list. -Editor). The blog, which was published by Gawker contributor John Cook on Tuesday afternoon, has drawn a massive amount of criticism from both sides of the gun control debate and since undergone several revisions.
Adding to its confrontational allure was the article’s original title, “Here Is a List of All the Assholes Who Own Guns in New York City,” which has since been sarcastically struck out to read “Here Is a List of
All the Assholes Handsome Law-Abiding Citizens Who Own Guns Some People in New York City.”
The list is based on information Cook obtained over two years ago via a…