Yes. I understand that most people have only a simplistic grasp of language
The absolute truth is that there would have likely...?
Got that right. See your posts for Exhibit A.
It's like saying that it's absolutely true that a good diet and regular exercise will decrease your odds of getting heart disease.
No, it's like saying "The absolute truth is that a good diet & regular exercise will likely stop heart disease." A much different statement and one no one would say unless they just wanted to be laughed at. As you know which is why you changed your example to not include your own language.
Of course, once again you'd prefer to argue semantics than the issue at hand
Sure, why not? You're just going to pout and huff and recite the party line anyway ("Idiots will claim... wait, what? The NRA said that? No, I never said idiots!...") so why not have fun mocking your self-important puffery instead? If I wanted to read some dipshit reciting rote stock excuses for firearms, I'd read the NRA's press releases.
Edited, Jan 16th 2013 11:44pm by Jophiel