Even MSNBC agrees. It takes them about a year to admit it, but NIC checks aren't the only way to gauge sales. How about the gun manufacturers being behind on orders, expanding, hiring and kicking ass.
S&W, Ruger have record years.
MSNBC opens eyes.
“Sure, about a third of it is politics,” said a Maryland salesman, who also didn't want to be named. “But the majority are people concerned about safety. They are worried about crime and looking at the economy and no one having jobs. They want to be protected now. So they’re buying.”Emphasis is mine.