PRESIDENT OBAMA CREDITED WITH $10B IN GUN, AMMO SALES . . . 

Add the Washington Post’s “The Fix” blog to the growing list of sources that credit President Obama with being the best salesman for firearms and ammunition that the country has seen since Samuel Colt. Using a simple linear trend analysis based on NSSF-supplied data, writer Philip Bump calculated the difference between sales projections and what actually happened at the cash register, noting “… it’s about a $10 billion increase through the third quarter of last year. Much of that came in late 2012 and early 2013, when gun advocates were worried about new control measures…” Read the blog post.