The scene above is a phenomenon sweeping across the heartland. The White House is finally responsible for a stimulus that works. The nationwide gun-buying frenzy? Gun buyers say President Obama built that:
Obama is the greatest gun dealer there ever has been…everyone is buying up all the assault rifles in every store around here…#ProGun
— o__0 (@rgonzales48) December 19, 2012
— The Horny Monk (@TheHornyMonk) December 19, 2012
just spoke with a gun store owner in CT: "It’s a pretty well known fact that Obama is the best gun salesman we’ve ever had"
— Versha Sharma (@versharma) December 18, 2012
Never thought id find myself waiting outside a gun store for them to open black friday style. Hahaha whatever thanks @BarackObama
— Tom (@SuchTom) December 19, 2012
The shelves are emptying fast:
I just left my local gun store this is what's left now… http://t.co/EAOIq5Yp
— Dmitri (@TheFPShow) December 20, 2012
Our son went looking for a gun today. Virtually every single store is empty as the Hostess Twinke shelves. Bullets? Shelves are bare as….
— Barbie Lee (@UF2) December 20, 2012
Ray's gun store in Dallas. AR section. Officially sold out. We bought the last S&W .223. http://t.co/FjjnDRt6
— Will Bush (@wbbush) December 19, 2012
The lines are long and out the door:
— Angel Acosta (@aacostavmgfl) December 17, 2012
Parking lots are overflowing:
— Michelle Ripley (@Maybecrzy) December 19, 2012
From Pennsylvania to Florida to Illinois to Texas to Utah and all points in between and beyond, gun stores are packed:
— Lonnie Miller (@Lonniemiller1) December 18, 2012
— Nikkihep (@Nikki1156) December 20, 2012
Went in a gun store today. Store was packed! Long line all the way outside door. Was the only black person. Was completely ignored.
— LadyGlenChicagoStyle (@ladyglenChicago) December 20, 2012
My husband is the manager at a local gun store/shooting range. Today was another recordbreaking sales day for them.
— RG (@rhigirl) December 20, 2012
Today,I stopped in at a mom and pop gun store just south of Chicago. There has been a run on the place! They were out of everything!
— uriel trejo (@urieleschingon) December 20, 2012
If you want to see what a grocery store looks like prior to a hurricane, drop by your local gun store today. Bare walls and lines.
— Jon Stokes (@jonst0kes) December 19, 2012
There are LINES at the gun store in Birmingham, Alabama.
— Christine Brandt (@LavishTantrums) December 17, 2012
At a local gun store…and there is literally a line out the door.
— Missak Tokhmanian (@followMissak) December 20, 2012
@LibertyLynx was at a gun store in Franklin, TN today. Line at the door waiting for opening. Lots of clips and ARs purchased. Was a frenzy
— Gator (@gatorairforce) December 19, 2012
I was off work for 3 days from 12/14 and came back to the gun store to find nearly empty shelves. We are nearly out of guns!.
— HANDGUNSAFETY (@handgunsafety) December 19, 2012
Went into my favorite gun store today and rifle shelves for ARs and AKs were completely empty. Discount ammo store wiped out. #nobama
— treasure_pug1 (@treasure_pug1) December 19, 2012
Soo this gun store in Dallas is crowded as fuuuudge
— Steweird (@StewartShrauner) December 17, 2012
I just left my local gun store 2pm on a wed and it was packed! This anti-gun hysteria is just the boost local family owned business needed!
— Jeremy Lee (@AmericanHilandr) December 19, 2012
Why is the neighborhood gun store packed as hell??????????
— skano (@SK4NO) December 19, 2012
Just got back from a local gun store. IT WAS PACKED. You couldn't move in there. They still had half a dozen AR-15's but no .308's
— Jeff Frederiksen (@JeffFrederiksen) December 20, 2012
At Vances Gun Supply Store and not only is the place packed, but there are no less than 10 Cops here buying fire arms…. #interesting
— Joe Miller (@joemillerwired) December 18, 2012
Bottom line: Americans are serious about self-defense and unapologetic about exercising their Second Amendment rights while they still have them.