Count Rob Reiner among the liberals who are blaming the NRA for the school shooting in Florida this week:
There are 21,000,000 reasons why Donald Trump refuses to protect our children from being slaughtered by guns. The NRA has deep pockets. But we will show them that our hearts and our pockets are deeper than theirs.
— Rob Reiner (@robreiner) February 16, 2018
If you only went by the above tweet, you might assume that the NRA spends more money on politics than just about anybody else. But it’s actually a drop in the bucket. Maybe Reiner will be happy to know that the NRA’s donations are more than offset:
Your union buddys and trial lawyer pals spend 5x more in a single election cycle then the NRA has spent on a decade of election cycles. https://t.co/VcwG9Ge3oY
— Founding Ideals (@founding_ideals) February 16, 2018
Between 1998 and 2017, the NRA spent $200 million on all political activities combined. Unions spent $1.7 billion on politics in the 2016 cycle alone. https://t.co/jazTlq1t1h
— Ben Shapiro (@benshapiro) February 16, 2018
Maybe next time Reiner can discuss how much Planned Parenthood spent and who was in charge for eight years before Trump got to the White House.