Dick’s Sporting Goods CEO Ed Stack earlier this month said the company destroyed $5 million worth of “assault rifles.” Last year Stack helped forward the gun control activists’ narrative by adjusting company policy on what guns can be sold and raising the minimum age for purchase to 21. The company made the announcement early last year:

After all that appeasing of the pro-gun control crowd, Dick’s Sporting Goods’ CEO is reportedly considering something:

Via Politico:

Ed Stack, the CEO of Dick’s Sporting Goods and a longtime Republican donor, is testing the waters for a possible third-party presidential bid that could scramble the dynamics of the 2020 general election.

Various messages were presented to a focus group in southern Wisconsin this week centering on the billionaire businessman, along with possible three-way match-ups against Donald Trump and Joe Biden or Elizabeth Warren.

The focus group, according to a source who took part in the testing, ran through varying themes involving Stack and heavily focused on his example of “showing leadership” by halting the sale of assault-style rifles at all of Dick’s Sporting Goods stores in the wake of the high school massacre in Parkland, Fla.

It seems as if that could spark a lot of questions:

Did plans to run for president have a bearing on Stack’s decision to have his company get woke on guns?

Time will tell what the stockholders think of all this if it does in fact begin to unfold.

Pass the popcorn.

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