Chipman is clearly delusional, a fact which became extremely apparent during his nominating process. He is totally unaware of the one person who is actually responsible for his failed nomination: David Chipman.
Anyone who watched his testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee knew after just a few minutes his nomination was doomed. Chipman sunk himself. He was biased, evasive and argumentative – an anti-gun zealot in a cheap suit. Add his racist comments to that hellbroth and his nomination became yet another unforced error by the Biden-Harris administration, which cannot stop taking direction from the anti-gun industry even though it embarrasses them on a national level.
“Chipman heading ATF would have been like having a child molester running child protective services,” SAF founder and executive vice president Alan M. Gottlieb said Sunday night.
By blaming the gun lobby for their resounding defeat, neither Chipman nor his boss Gabby seem to grasp what really happened. The gun lobby – whatever that is – didn’t kill Chipman’s nomination. Millions of Americans who called their Senators and told them to reject Joe Biden’s nominee did.
After they were forced to admit defeat, the White House said they would find Chipman a job that did not require Senate confirmation. It was speculated Biden would appoint him as his new anti-gun czar, but given Kamala Harris’ poor performance as border czar, perhaps Joe’s fondness for czars is waning.
Whether he’s shilling for Gabby or whether he gets a desk in a White House broom closet, I predict we haven’t heard the last of David Chipman. His kind tend to flare up regularly like a social disease in need of a cure. In Chipman’s case, the vaccine was administered by millions of law-abiding American gun owners who took the time to contact their lawmakers – an action we will gladly repeat should another Chipman flare up ever reoccur.
I hope Gabby continues to use Chipman as a fundraising tool. He encapsulates the anti-gun movement: a racist, delusional dullard with no sense of self-awareness, who mistakenly believes he knows what’s best for the rest of the country.
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