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Bill Clinton Cautions Obama: Do Not Patronize Gun Owners

hawkeye2009 Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 3:34 PM
Yea, I know. I was referring to a post from liberalamerican referencing only muskets and not modern weapons be used because of technological advancement. If the 2nd amendment does not apply to modern weapons should the first not be allowed to include technology?

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