Careful With Those Metaphors:

From an NRA letter to the Memphis Commercial Appeal criticizing their decision to publish the names of concealed-carry license holders:

The late Charlton Heston fittingly observed that the essence of Right-to-Carry is that in a world where wolves cannot distinguish between lions and lambs, the whole flock is safer.

There's much I agree with substantively in the letter — but I'd say the "lions and lambs" metaphor doesn't quite do the work its user would like it to do ....