The Gist

Clinging to Guns Is Our Religion

Repealing gun rights isn’t just a losing argument, it’s a doomed strategy.

A gun cabinet.

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On Monday’s Gist, the White House press corps needs a break. And guest host Mary Wilson knows who should take their place in the interim.

Plus, editor Charles C. W. Cooke explains why he thinks repealing the Second Amendment would be such a losing proposition for gun control advocates.

And in the Spiel, Slate’s Osita Nwanevu says the media doesn’t have a liberal bias problem.

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