CONOR FRIEDERSDORF: The U.S. Already Had a Conversation About Guns—and the Pro Side Won. “Current policy isn’t an NRA conspiracy. Americans have become increasingly opposed to controls even as debate on the subject rages.”

But the lefties are hoping they can use a combination of tragedy and bullying to change the game. Meanwhile, does Media Matters’ David Brock have a new assistant who carries an illegal Glock, or is that over with?