Is this a case of poor judgment or politics creeping further into the holidays? You tell me.

A gun store in Oklahoma City is making waves with a recent billboard advertisement featuring Santa Claus holding a gun, and some Okies find it against the grain of the holiday.

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It's an ad for H&H Shooting Sports--Oklahoma's (likely) most well-known gun store where all the newbs and old Fudd's shop--and it sparked a lively debate on social media over the weekend.

Is it OK for Santa to be holding a gun?

Before I make a case for Tactical Santa having to deliver presents in Mid-Del and Tulsa, let me first say that Santa is usually the source for every kid's first gun... at least in Oklahoma, it is.

I asked Santa for one when I was a kid--he delivered. My pals did the same thing growing up, but this was in the golden age of cable TV when there was no other option than to watch A Christmas Story for 24 hours straight.

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Even as I've grown older, I still ask Santa for guns... and rent... and cash... 'Merica.

I would assume that the majority of Oklahomans also have no qualms with a gun-toting Santa given our state's deep appreciation for the finer things in life like our collective constitutional right to keep and bear arms.

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How do you feel about the image of Santa Claus being used to advertise firearms?

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