Clearly, the haircut-who-would-be-king is struggling for attention and relevancy. The one-time presidential contender is now the butt of too many jokes, most of which are uncomfortable and true. California is not the workers’ paradise it purports to be. Businesses and residents are voting with their feet and leaving in droves.
The hasty weekend memo says a lot about how Newsom thinks and reacts under pressure – immediately defaulting to more gun control as if it’s no big thing. Unfortunately, it says a lot about many Californians, too, and their willingness to tolerate this ongoing abuse of their God-given constitutional rights.
Some folks have written off California in terms of gun rights, which isn’t fair. There are many good people and active gun-rights groups operating there behind the lines. If history has taught us anything, it is that ultimately, freedom will prevail. We saw that in the former Soviet Union and its satellite states. We will see that in California, too.
Mad King Newsom of the Golden State cannot reign forever. All it will take is a group of souls who have grown tired of the type of tyranny exemplified in this case, where one man can impose harsh new rules on law-abiding gun owners just to garner a few headlines and make a political point.
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