Here’s a great idea for Christmas. Let’s have a multitude of children bring some of their most prized toys to a drop off center and then smash them into tiny pieces, right before their very eyes! That’s exactly what happened at the Providence toy gun bash that takes place every year about this time.

LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 27: A child holds one of the shortlisted top 12 toys for Christmas 2010 a Nerf N Strike Stampede ECS gun, during the annual 'Dream Toys' fair on October 27, 2010 in London, England. The Toy Retailers Association have today announced the toy industry's official prediction of the top 12 selling toys for Christmas. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)

The Providence toy gun bash is a liberal feel good event where parents force their children to bring toy guns to an elementary school to be destroyed. Not to worry, the kids walk away with a nice new toy to replace the nasty evil one they just disposed of. Maybe a nice Barack Obama inaction figure or something like that.

Rhode Island Attorney General Patrick C. Lynch played Santa and helped the children put their plastic guns into the Bash-O-Matic. A toy gun went into the mouth of the machine while tiny, smashed up, pieces of plastic came out the other end. Lovely imagery, I know.

This wacko event has been taking place in Providence for seven years now. Organized by good libs in the Northeast to raise awareness of the dangers of guns; you know, because somewhere, someday, a kid might actually hurt someone with a plastic gun. Maybe poke somebody in the eye or something?

This year at the Providence toy gun bash, about 200 kids had their hearts broken. Oh well, maybe next year will be better. They could shoot for 300 youngsters to have their favorite toys destroyed in front of their eyes in the name of a better society.

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