Wayne LaPierre, the voice-over for the National Rifle Association, may consider himself an expert on guns, but he appears to have shot himself in both feet with his news conference that called from armed officers in every school in America.
Not even the New York Post, owned by world conservative Rupert Murdoch, was comforted by what the NRA had billed as as a "meaningful" solution to such massacres as the one in Newtown.
The pictured front page speaks for itself.
Abe Zaidan has been a professional journalist and freelance writer for more than forty years. He was the Ohio correspondent for the Washington Post, as well as a political columnist at the Akron Beacon Journal.