By Bob Owens
In the end, Hillary Clinton beat Bernie Sanders in the Iowa caucuses due to a coin flip.
Six very improbable coin flips in a row all going Clinton’s way if we’re counting (and we are), as she edged out Sanders in a 49.9%-49.5% contest that every single poll had Clinton winning by wide margins just month ago. This narrow decision was an obvious victory for Sanders that the Clinton camp simply can’t spin.
So what caused Clinton’s implosion in the “first in the nation” caucuses?
I think there is a very strong argument to be made that Clinton’s obsessive focus on gun control, particularly in the days leading up to the caucus, caused many voters to utterly reject her. They either voted for Sanders, or stayed home.
We’ve long marveled at Clinton’s ill-advised decision to make gun control the key issue of her campaign, at a time when more Americans than ever before are buying guns, buying more guns, are engaging in more shooting sports, and are obtaining concealed carry permits at a record rate almost everywhere in the nation, is nothing less than political suicide.
Her opposite in the 2016 primaries is the winner of the Republican contest in Iowa, Ted …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms