On Democrats and Gun Votes

David Kopel had a great piece in today’s Wall Street Journal about the comical attempts by Hillary and Obama to appear pro-gun.

Imagine an election race of Pat Robertson versus James Dobson, each of them appearing at organic grocery stores and Starbucks throughout Massachusetts, with each candidate insisting that he alone deserves the vote of gay-marriage advocates. An equally silly spectacle is taking place these days in Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Indiana, West Virginia and Kentucky, as Sens. Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama compete for the pro-gun vote.

He totally nailed it with that comparison. And that’s just the first paragraph. By the end, he hasn’t just knocked the proverbial ball out of the park; he sent it into another timezone..