Gillibrand Should Be Embarrassed by Her Hypocrisy, Not Her NRA Rating

The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Bearing Arms

Kirsten Gillibrand is nothing if not a political opportunist. She was happy to take brib…er, campaign donations and endorsements from Bill and Hillary Clinton when she was running for election but was quick to throw them under the bus when the #MeToo movement made it politically expedient. (She did the same with her colleague, Al Franken, demanding he resign, despite a lack of anything resembling due process.)

Gillibrand was once a staunch supporter of gun rights, too, even earning an “A” rating from the National Rifle Association. Of course, that was when she was just running for the U.S. House of Representatives in rural upstate New York. When she decided to run for Senate (and one suspects president), she knew her positions on gun rights would cost her some votes in oh-so-enlightened New York City.

Since then, she’s changed her tune, and her grade from the NRA has

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