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Bill Clinton Cautions Obama: Do Not Patronize Gun Owners

Bigdogoffthechain11 Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 10:06 AM
while this is interesting, this is not about politics. This is about the failure of the American heath care system to properly prevent the mentally ill from acquiring firearms by failing to adjudicate these persons and drop that data into the NICS.
Becca in TX Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 10:43 AM
Big dog-The medical professionals have their hands tied by the laws pushed by the ACLU in the 60's and 70's to protect the rights of the mentally ill.

Former President Bill Clinton, who suffered significant political damage after signing into law the original assault weapons ban, is cautioning President Obama against patronizing his gun control opponents, in particular gun owners.

Appearing before Obama's National Finance Committee and various business leaders, Clinton stressed that guns present different cultural complexities than other political issues.

"Do not patronize the passionate supporters of your opponents by looking down your nose at them," he said, according to Politico.

Clinton's words are wise, but it may be too late. The Obama campaign team has already