During a town hall on CNN last night, Nancy Pelosi erroneously claimed that legislation on expanded background checks for gun purchases would have somehow stopped the Las Vegas massacre:

Note that CNN highlighted this particular bit of stupidity without noting that the Las Vegas gunman passed all background checks:

Heckuva job, CNN:

And Paddock would have passed any local law, if implemented:

Pelosi could have talked about “bump stocks,” however, and at least sounded like she knew what she was talking about:

Or maybe she omitted this on purpose because it was Obama’s ATF that approved them?

And it looks like there will be some bipartisan support to get rid of them: