What's really ironic is that the open-carry types so paranoid about potentially getting into a shoot-out are usually the same people you really wouldn't care if they got shot. The more worthless your life is the more paranoid you become about defending it.
"Hey, did you hear? Uncle crusty redneck got shot! Yeah he ran into another crusty redneck packing heat and they got into an argument about whether liberals are traitorous commies or actual demons from the pit of hell and they both unholstered and blew each other away. Now whose going to watch Fox News all day, threaten his wife with casual violence if she forgets to keep him stocked on Bud, work his shift down at the paper mill and keep his deer stand warm? We lost so much..."