January 5, 2016

If it's January, it's time for the NRA to rise up against the President. It happens every year, just like clockwork.

This year's insurrection is led by neocon John Bolton, who never should have set foot inside the United Nations, much less been our Ambassador to it.

In the video, the charge that "the biggest threat to national security is sitting in the Oval Office" is made by former Bush administration official John Bolton, a Fox News contributor. Bolton has served in an NRA leadership position and frequently appears in NRA News videos to advance the gun organization's views.

The NRA previously supported, in the words of NRA executive vice president Wayne LaPierre, "mandatory instant criminal background checks for every sale at every gun show," although the gun group has since abandoned this position and now claims expanded background checks would be the precursor to the confiscation of privately owned firearms.

In fact, when the White House released the details of the President's executive action on guns, the NRA reacted this way:

I'm pretty sure they won't be carrying that attitude to their members, however.

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