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Dems Shoot Themselves in Foot with Gun Control

Col Bat Guano Wrote: Mar 22, 2013 11:36 AM
Carol, I propose they both qualify as The DC Party. The DC Party has no idea what goes on beyond its borders with the unwashed masses, but they are sure having a great time at our expense. As I've said many times before, I'd like to take a very large scalpel, carve The DC out of Maryland, dump it on a garbage barge and ship it to France. The DC is the biggest threat to our Republic anymore.

With some justification, the GOP haso frequently been called "the Stupid Party." But there are times when Democrats clearly get themselves into the running for the title, and the pending gun control legislation seems to be one of those times.

Part of it has to do with timing.  The whole idea of gun legislation got its start in the wake of the horrific attacks in Newtown -- a tragedy so heart-wrenching that it raised Democrat hopes that, if exploited correctly, it could produce a political climate conducive to unprecedented limits on Second Amendment freedoms.

As with the sequester, however, it seems...