"After the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing, federal agents had a tough time tracing the fertilizer used to make the bomb that killed 168 people and injured 680 more because the NRA had fought using identifiers for explosives."
The National Memo » How The NRA Impeded The Boston Bomber Investigation
Smart Republicans will realize that “winning” on “gun rights” (i.e. blocking every single piece of federal gun legislation since the 90’s) is not actually “winning” anything. The NRA thrives and profits from anti-government paranoia. Note to any serious party: if you’re running for office, there’s only so much anti-government rhetoric you can indulge in, because at some point you are being trusted to lead.