The buildup was relentless. The buzz surrounding the event incredibly intense. You couldn’t have missed the constant promotions, the ineluctable call to action. Yesterday, our nation’s capitol played host to the Great Washington March Against Gun Violence. The organizers, including Moveon, Occupy the NRA and United for Change USA, even convinced Shepard Fairey, creative genius behind the original Obama ‘Hope’ poster, to unveil his new anti-NRA effort there to get things off to a rousing start. You saw the reports on all the media outlets last night, right? No? Maybe that’s because no one bothered to show up . . .
And by no one, we mean less than 100 people. Media included. The Washington Examiner’s Charlie Spiering fought his way through the throngs to capture a few snaps of yesterday’s festivities.
And the gun control industrial complex continues to look at the smoldering shambles of national civilian disarmament legislation and wonder, “wha happa?”