the balls or integrity to say it outright."
"And I said, you know, people were getting up to go, to go get their
lunch because it was a buffet, and I just said to her, I want you to
know Cindy, I cannot say that."
When the woman pushed back on Cobb keeping quiet on how she feels
about banning certain firearms, Cobb said coming out in favor of a gun
ban would lead to her losing her bid against Republican incumbent Elise
"And she said, ‘Well, I want you to' and I said, ‘I won't win,'" Cobb
said. "I said Moms Demand [Action] says, and Tricia Pleau said, ‘Do not
say that you want an assault rifle ban because you will not win.'"
Which tells us that Mommies Want and some other groups know that "I want to ban the things!" is not a winning strategy in lots and lots of places. But they're quite willing to tell their politicians to lie about it to get into office.