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Bill Clinton Cautions Obama: Do Not Patronize Gun Owners

wordsPerMinute Wrote: Feb 11, 2013 6:14 PM
Hard to believe he was from a rural Arkansas town with fishing and hunting tourism as a primary industry. Now Clinton's highest values originate from HBO. Sad, strange little man.

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