Well, this isn’t going well for the Washington Post’s Stephen Stromberg who has a piece today on the NRA and its opposition to the proposed ATF ban on M855 ammunition.

Here’s Bob Owens from our sister outlet Bearing Arms with what’s turned into an epic fact-check of Stromberg’s entire story. First up, the caption on the photo accompanying the article was wrong:

But so is much of the rest of what Stromberg wrote:

As in, the concealable nature of an AR-15 handgun:

Or the specs of the ammunition in question:

And here comes the science:

Facts matter, too:

Heck, it’s not even about gravitas — it’s about understanding the basics. Can’t the Washington Post find a single writer that knows guns just a little big better?

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