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The president has said yes today.
It would be shameful.
For congress and the rest of us by extension to.
Forget what happened that.
As he pushes full tougher gun laws.
Is he right liability would be shameful.
And does he have any hope because it seemed to be that the proposals -- -- seem to be scaled back combat combat combat -- it.
-- you know I think NRA and other -- of control wisely.
-- that they just ran down the clock a little but the nation's attention because of something else and it's.
Come has come to pass the fact that's what happened with the public polling -- the has not appetite.
-- gun control that you -- in the week of new town.
But as we all know from prior experience there will be another -- another one another one.
It is my hope that people are not as shortsighted as to think that we can can move continent be on this issue.
But I unfortunately with what -- seeing onerous the threat to filibuster any kind of meaningful.
Gun control legislation including universal background checks it's just are no brainer to me.
Nevermind assault weapons ban -- you're just you're seeing opportunity passes by again this is not -- issue is not something that we can just sort of try to ameliorate with a lot of talk as we have to actually do something -- -- -- Do what do what what do you make of the president's use of the of the woods shamefully I agree it would be shameful that -- got the -- down victims.
However is not clear certainly the American people and obviously not the senate which is controlled by the Democrats that.
Precise plan the president has mind.
Is what is the proper way to commemorate the victims and it is -- innovators of sort of intellectual matter if you go back the president's speech on the sixteenth to December being Newtown said -- -- into all -- -- from -- parents families still mental health everything and for reasons that I don't I think.
-- before strategy Michael Bloomberg and others that we've chosen to -- with a gun part of this new assault weapons part of the magazine are senator Feinstein another one.
And I think that was a mistake I think that they can walks.
When they when they made a spear point on guns and gun control only has -- back projection mental health and parents and you know whatever community watching whatever else.
I think they lost their opportunity to have a larger coalition had a that is leading Bloomberg -- Wayne -- I was last Sunday I think I think they lost.
Yeah I think you could do -- holistic issue you know holistic morals legislation on this but I -- think.
That when you can't even compromise here that Herrera her husband telling universal background -- -- -- with -- with a no brainer I think.
It is people including most members of that -- thanks -- McKnight percent of Americans.
We're close to a -- with universal background checks and yet even that.
Is gonna be filibustered by certain members of the senate that's to me just.
It is as as as an -- The president wanted to and they've gone to the 25 Republican senators and said listen we're not sure about -- -- about universal background check she -- you got that deal two months ago he didn't do.
I don't know about that because NRA's very very very close -- But again the public the public and vision of the gun control issue was they wanna take away my gun.
And -- Iran has that was television and -- they say don't always want to separate out the crazy people than normal people.
Yeah I'm sure some people including perhaps -- would have opposed to happen.
But you could ice if you isolate them down -- -- -- studied it went -- to the larger thing of waited million guns there was a minute every every every -- -- Bush's -- isn't it isn't it certainly.
There was an element of overreach I mean obviously in the wake of something like new -- so.
Horrific that everybody or a look -- wanna do as much as they possibly can but it was there overreach.
Yeah today there's a standalone piece of legislation in the United States senate -- -- amendments nothing else to step hypothetical standalone piece of legislation focus purely on universal background checks.
Even that I got him right but it really wouldn't have failed on December 15 the ball well and obviously cuisine -- -- -- -- legislation doesn't move that quickly -- where you could oppose it.
We could -- you couldn't you couldn't propose it and the problem is he's still would have had people filibuster him so you know if it does a lot of you know people -- to me it's it's -- crying -- that is where we aren't talking now.
President Bush not every -- president and got my Patriot Act.
Through the congress senate and the congress and signed it within I think six weeks and was a model again everything else being equal in model for legislative effective.
-- -- President let -- this Karl Rove wrote a journalistic.
President Obama's had a hard time get it done.
In a jail term -- any you know you learn pretty quickly and -- a pretty substantial victory in November and by angry or late march is his approval rating is under water again.
And is batting average in the congress is pretty for.
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