Rep. Eric Swalwell, who is running for the Democrat Party’s 2020 presidential nomination, is swinging for the gun control fences in an attempt to win over the lefty base. Swalwell’s latest move has been a pledge to institute a mandatory buyback for any guns he considers too scary to be privately owned. Those refusing to cooperate would be jailed, according to Swalwell:

Swalwell later tried to explain further to an “NRA Twitter that’s losing its mind” (which was actually conservative Twitter mocking his ridiculous plan):

But you know Swalwell’s campaign is in trouble when even something that radical doesn’t go far enough for some, including Vox’s criminal justice, guns & drugs correspondent:

So what should be done?

Gee, what could possibly go wrong?

Progressives aren’t exactly known for their prowess in thinking things through.

Never fails.