Everyone is calling on Obama to do something to regulate guns, but I will not join these voices. The reason is simple. Obama has already received ~45,000 death threats during his first 4 years. He already is the main target of the armed right-wing paranoia. He will not survive being the single person to take on gun violence in this country. We would lose him, his family. Lets focus our call for action on Congress, on the Senate etc. Of course Obama will sign any such legislation into law, but he cannot be the sole person driving this. This is the terrible truth. The NRA and the gun lobby have taken full control of America. It will require all of us to push back against this. I find it really cheap and irresponsible to just call on Obama to do something. This goes way beyond what a president can do.
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