Originally Posted by cosmo20002
You really think that? What purpose does that really serve?
Throwing it out as a possibility.
As to what purpose it would serve: if the people will not peacefully hand over their weapons you have to take them by force. A revolt would be a perfect excuse for him to declare martial law and revoke all kinds of rights.
"Serious sport has nothing to do with fair play. It is bound up with hatred, jealousy, boastfulness, and disregard of all the rules."
-- George Orwell, Shooting an Elephant