Mrs. Clinton adopted several traditionally unpopular political memes. Promising to destroy coal compamies was stupid. Promising to take your guns was as well. She must have believed she could say and do anything and still win. It appears that she was wrong – and now some progressives are noticing.
It’s not like I don’t get it.
Felons should not be able to bypass the background check system at gun shows by buying from private sellers who don’t keep paperwork. In fact, background checks could stand to be revamped. And those convicted of domestic violence charges shouldn’t own firearms at all.
But as we have learned yesterday, declaring war on gun owners as a whole is no path to victory.
The first thing we do is rid the national and state party platforms of “Gun Violence Prevention” sections that alienate undecided voters with unnecessary (if not unconstitutional) gun laws and initiatives.”
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