It’s no secret that, to pass his gun reforms, Obama needs the votes of Democratic Senators who are from states where gun ownership is not something considered extreme. Let’s take a look at how the local media in these crucial states is covering the president’s proposals. . .
In Montana, Sen. Max Baucus and Jon Tester are reading about how “difficult” it will be:
In South Dakota, Sen. Tim Johnson has John Thune and the debt ceiling as a top story of the day, as well as a proposal for armed guards at schools:
In Alaska, Sen. Mark Begich is reading how federal agents should be arrested if they try to enforce the president’s new proposals:
In Louisiana, Sen. Mary Landrieu has a “split” community to deal with:
New Mexico’s Sen. Tom Udall is reading about “booming” gun sales:
Maybe some good news for the president in Colorado where Sen. Michael Bennet is reading about “optimism” that state Dems will approve of the new measures:
And finally, Sen Harry Reid of Nevada is reading about the Republican governor’s plans for the state, with guns as second-fiddle:
In all, there are 12 or so vulnerable Democrats the Left is worried about and how they’ll vote. Stay tuned.