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Cory’s plan is a Bloomborg’s wet dream. Building on fallacies about the limits, or lack thereof, of the federal government’s authority, the feasibility of national registration (which is illegal), the cooperation of non-federal law enforcement, the compliance of state governments, the executive power of the President make changes in government spending without the approval of Congress; Booker adds ignorance of two major studies, one funded by the government, that determined there was no conclusive evidence that gun laws had any impact on rates of violent crime; and tops it all off by conveniently forgetting that the city of which he was mayor had, and still has, a very high homicide rate, despite very strict regulations on firearms.

The way I see it, Cory Booker either believes in this plan, in which case he’s an idiot, or he is just grandstanding and peddling the liniment, in which case he’s a lying snake-oil salesman looking for suckers.

Neither is particularly appealing.

Professional writer. Passionately interested in facts. Founder of onewordtexas.org

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