Obama’s New Year’s Resolution: Take Executive Action on Gun Control

This is probably the one promise we can expect Obama to fulfill. It doesn’t mean he’ll get exactly what he wants. Obama says that the gun lobby is powerful and well-funded. He’s right. And that’s why I think it will be very difficult for him to make headway. But he’ll get close. In his first address of the year, Obama voiced dismay that Congress hasn’t “done anything” to try to prevent gun violence. For this reason, he vowed to handle it himself: He acknowledged that gun Read more […]