After the demise of the Clinton gun, newspapers around the country ended up with headlines like: "Gun Sellers Say Ban Never Really Made Much Difference Anyway." But those pieces missed the real significance of the day. The "assault weapons" ban didn`t change the situation on the ground, but it`s been a metaphorical thorn in the side of the NRA for 10 years. Its uneventful sunsetting is the capstone of an almost absurdly successful four years for the National Rifle Association.
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