I know he asked “anyone in the room”, but he was asking a rhetorical question and not really looking for a response.
...except that he turned to the audience and invited a response. Rhetorical or not, he got what he asked for.
NRA Life Member (2003)
I think that one of the notions common to the anti-gunner is the idea that being a victim is 'noble'; as if it is better to be noble in your suffering than disruptive in your own defense.