It's just funny to me that you guys seem to have never even considered the idea that elections are an analogy for civil war.
They're not, really. Or at least not past the most basic sense of "two or more 'teams' decide on a winner via some fashion" (hey, chess is an analogy for fist fighting because instead of me beating up an old guy in the park, we can play chess to decide who wins!). Democracy is an alternative to a bunch of other ways to choose the guy(s) in charge but that's not really the same thing as you keep hilariously proving time and again with your goofy attempts to link guns directly to votes.
No one is confused that one of the perks of stable government of whatever stripe is the lack of regular murdering to determine head of state. We're all just laughing at you as you try and stretch it far beyond that because at some point you said to yourself "Hey, people like voting so if I say guns are just like votes, they'll have to agree with me! The perfect trap!"
...and then, of course, you fell into your own pit about fifty times in a row.
Edited, Feb 13th 2013 5:27pm by Jophiel