The NRA is no longer turning that frown upside down at Red State:
There are few organizations purportedly on the side of freedom that aggravate me more than the National Rifle Association.
In fact, these days I cringe when I see good conservatives with their lifetime member sticker from the NRA on the back of their cars. I support Gun Owners of America, which is a consistent and uncompromising defender of the second amendment, not a weak little girl of an organization protecting itself while throwing everyone else under the bus.
But that’s what the National Rifle Association is doing. You and I are willing to stand together because we know we either stand together or hang separately. The NRA legislative strategy in the past few years has been to hang everybody else so they can be the last man standing — more interested in maintaining the veneer of bipartisanship than actually standing up for the second amendment.
Insert your no true Scotsman jokes here.
And not surprisingly, they have it completely bass-ackwards. The NRA hasn’t sold out to Democrats, Democrats have sold out to the NRA. Democrats so rarely stand up to the NRA anymore that it is astonishing news when they do, and even then by the slightest of margins.