Has the NRA Bought off Washington? Not Really

In the aftermath of the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton the National Rifle Association is again atop of the Democrats and the media’s public enemies list. Under their logic, the reason these mass shootings keep occurring is because the NRA tightly controls Republican politicians, most notably Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who prevent Congress from passing “sensible” or “common sense” gun control.