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Dems Shoot Themselves in Foot with Gun Control

web_master Wrote: Mar 22, 2013 11:09 AM
This shows the hypocrisy of the Democrats. If they truly believed this was about saving children's lives, they would vote for it. They are exposed again as demagogues and frauds. They care more about their own election than "saving children." We should use this against them again and again.

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...