While there’s still some hesitancy among some of the networks, outlets such as Google, the Wall Street Journal and the Associated Press have finally declared a winner. It was framed as the unaccountable elites versus the common people. The powerful versus the powerless. The government versus the governed. But manifestly, for the more than 100 million Americans who own firearms and care about their civil right to keep and bear arms, the 2016 election has also been about the gun-grabbers versus law-abiding gun owners.
The biggest victory, though, for The People of the Gun — assuming President-elect Trump follows through on his promise — will be in who is nominated to fill the Scalia vacancy on the Supreme Court. Not to mention the expected one, two, or more expected vacancies in the next four to eight years.
If you saw this coming, I’d like to talk to you about my fantasy football team. Not to mention some cattle futures I’ve been thinking of buying. In the mean time, join us in breathing a deep sigh or relief. At least for now. As anyone who’s been around for the last 20 to 30 years knows, defending Second Amendment rights is a job that can never truly be considered accomplished. But it seems it just got considerably less perilous.