A state of mind of new gun owners which the individual perceives that they are the roughest, toughest, badass that walked the streets. Though in reality, they are just lonely people that have low self-esteems. Because without the gun they are nothing, nor have anything else to offer to society. In other words, they're just a pussy with a gun. Typically intelligent individuals will grow out of it within a few months to maybe a few years. However, the less intelligent tend to remain in that state of mind for almost their whole lives. This is more common in the older population than the younger.
It's obivous that person who owns that AR from Bushmaster still has the "John Wayne Syndrome." I can tell because of his lack of safe weapon handling and limited knowledge of firearms that is not with in the name of Bushmaster.
by Kram N July 18, 2011