It's not about race.
Nice try, Senator Durbin.
During the Senate Judiciary Committee today, Senator Dick Durbin said that NRA members have been confronting him about the Second Amendment. Durbin said that the idea of government tyranny meant that NRA members were ready to attack law enforcement officers. Durbin asked ames Johnson, Chief of Police for the Baltimore County Police Department, if he liked the idea that NRA members were going to attack law enforcement. Johnson responded that he found the thinking "just not based in logic"
The Republican Party is in the midst of some impressive political jiu-jitsu. Not only are they conducting their own post-election autopsy, but simultaneously they have convinced well-funded outside groups to spend money defending their unilateral proposal to raise taxes.
Clinton said that he has a lot of Republican friends who wouldn't mind paying higher taxes.