A comprehensive article on the debacle known as Fast & Furious tells us one thing quite clearly and leaves us asking two final questions:
What we know quite clearly:
The ATF is in a bureaucratic Catch 22 hobbled on one side by weak laws governing gun sales/transfers and the other by the NRA and Second Amendment advocates who passionately want to discredit the ATF at any cost.
Two final questions:
Are American voters comfortable knowing that American gun sales are arming Mexican drug cartels? And if we are not, are we willing to do anything about it?
Take some time with Katherine Eban’s lengthy article, “The truth about the Fast and Furious scandal,” it is worth the read.