The Hill reacted to President Joe Biden’s decision to pull the nomination of David Chipman by pointing out that the gun control lobby spends “tens of millions” of dollars on elections and still loses.
The Hill noted:
Gun control groups are far more influential — and well funded — than they were in previous years, slowly catching up to pro-gun organizations that held a tight grip on Washington lawmakers for decades.
But despite spending tens of millions of dollars each election backing congressional candidates, they’ve made little headway in Congress.
At the same time, The Hill pointed out that the tactics deployed by the NRA “can get traction.” The outlet pointed to the NRA’s decision to run television ads “in the home states of [Sens. Angus King (I-ME), Joe Manchin (D-WV), and Jon Tester (D-MT)] urging them to oppose Chipman.”
They noted that the National Shooting Sports