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Gun control advocates are corralling votes by trying to make life miserable for Democrats they think are too cozy with the National Rifle Association.

The advocates are bankrolling a series of ads that attack Democrats wary of new restrictions as the first phase of a two-part strategy intended to help the party enact President Obama’s gun proposals.


“The first aim is to make it a liability for any Democrats to be associated with the NRA,” said a Democratic strategist who promotes tougher gun laws but wanted to remain anonymous due to the political sensitivity of the issue. “It’s sort of an order of operation. You’ve got to hold the line on your own guys first.”..................


The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence (CSGV), for instance, launched a series of newspaper ads last month critical of Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.), who had characterized Obama’s gun proposals as “extreme.”...........


“You have to get your allies’ allies on board before you start taking on the opposition,” Josh Horwitz, CSGV’s executive director, said by phone Monday. “To win these things we’re going to have to have most Democrats on board.”

Horwitz’s group is hardly alone. Independence USA, the super-PAC created by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (I), has launched an ad campaign against former Rep. Debbie Halvorson (D-Ill.), who’s running this year in a special election to replace former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.)..........










http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/281055-gun-control-groups-first-skewer-wavering-dems
 

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They are all lost in D.C.
They sit around, bicker back and forth, retire, and pass the problems on and on.
 
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