The question becomes, what of McConnell’s popularity, and what incentives has he given Bluegrass State gun owners to not just vote for him, but to be enthused about it?
The thing is, every one of the entries could be preceded by statements of fact to put things in perspective, such as “Victims killed in enforced ‘gun-free zones’” or “Gun laws utterly failed.”
In the days of Henry Clay and Daniel Webster, Congress was a rival to even strong presidents. Those days are long gone.
“The Speaker told me he didn’t think the timing was right.”