A controversial program by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives that tried to track illegal weapons sales shows the need for tougher gun laws, according to a report issued Thursday by a House Democrat.LOLWUT?
So we need to crack down on the flow of guns being illegally smuggled into Mexico by increasing the power and funding of the federal agency that was, as it turns out, aiding and abetting most of the actual illegal smuggling in the first place.
I guess you need a law degree from the University of Maryland for that to make even the slightest shred of sense, because from here it sounds like the opposite of a solution, if not outright crazy talk.
Given the revelations on Operation Fast & Furious, this is like finding a guy climbing through a broken window in your living room wearing a ski mask and an ADT uniform, and when you shine the flashlight in his face, having him pull his mask off and try to sell you a burglar alarm system because of the rash of break-ins in the neighborhood. Seriously, this is the Justice Department equivalent of the proverbial fireman that moonlights as an arsonist so he can heroically put out fires.