Gun Fight: NRA executive director Wayne LaPierre continues to stand in the way of sensible gun safety laws, like universal background checks. And he had bizarre things to say about mental health in this country. The New York Times columnist Paul Krugman called the NRA an “insane” organization, but it’s not exactly news when a progressive criticizes LaPierre’s group. The big question is whether the Republican Party will continue to follow LaPierre and put Guns Over People.
Meanwhile, the conspiracy theorists are again out in full force over a White House photo showing President Obama shooting skeet.
Can New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez survive the scandal that’s engulfing him?
Republicans may have given up their plans to rig the electoral college system so they can win presidential elections, but they’re getting behind another plan to do away with the system altogether.
And congratulations to the Baltimore Ravens, winners of a very entertaining–and very dramatic–Super Bowl XLVII.