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Understatement of the Year

From Chris Cox:

“John McCain still has some work to do to give them a comfort level.  Truth be told, he’s not there yet.”

I am supporting McCain this election because the alternatives are the kind of thing gun owner nightmares are made of, but if McCain wants me to work hard for him, rather than hard against his opponents, I need to feel good that he’s going to take care of us, particularly when it comes to appointments to the federal courts, which I think will be the single most important contribution the next president will make for gun owners.

Chris’s quote above isn’t the understatement, however.  This is:

“This is arguably the most important year in NRA history,” Cox said.

It most definitely is.  I believe 2008 is either going to be the year we will look back on as the pivotal year that sent the gun control movement to join the temperance movement in the dungeon of political irrelevance, or it will be the year when gun owners snatched defeat from the jaws of victory.  Which path we take is entirely up to us.

2 Responses to “Understatement of the Year”

  1. Jacob says:

    I’ve been at this since ’91-’92. The antigunners are never, ever going away. They will just change with the seasons. Yes, ’08 will be an important election year. So was ’06 and so will be ’10. NRA says stuff like that every election cycle.

  2. JayF says:

    Jacob says: The antigunners are never, ever going away.

    That is not dead which can eternal lie…

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