Seen in this light, Obama’s greatest regret is one of freedom’s clearest victories. The Second Amendment survived his presidency.
They are not for “gun safety”, else they’d recognize that the NRA
has the only truly comprehensive, child-friendly gun safety education
program around. They are not against “gun violence”, else they’d be
marching in places like Chicago and Baltimore, where the “gun death”
rate is orders of magnitude higher than the rest of the nation. They are
not against criminals getting guns, else they’d be demanding the
Fed.gov prosecute every current straw purchase and NICS denial to
the fullest extent of the law. They are not against guns being carried
in public (open or concealed), else they’d advocate disarming police and
federal agents in the course of their duties as well as average
None of these describe their real position. If they were honest, they’d just come out and say it: “We’re not against guns, we’re just against you having guns.” That’s a much more accurate description of where they’re coming from.