Hank Berrien

On Monday, conservative commentator Bethany Mandel wrote a column for The New York Times in which she detailed how she bought a gun to protect her family after years of receiving death threats, followed by months of being attacked by the alt-right for refusing to support Donald Trump for president and then having her family’s address published online by the neo-Nazi Daily Stormer.

That precipitated this response from gun control fanatic Shannon Watts:

Mandel fired back:

The conversation only got worse from there:

Then Watts accused Mandel of white privilege despite her background — Mandel’s mother died when she was 16, her father committed suicide when she was 19, and she grew up dirt poor. But according to Watts, Mandel is racist because . . . something. Yes, really: