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A good compromise on gun checks

7:59 PM, Mar. 27, 2013
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WASHINGTON -- In a normal legislative battle, there comes a point when advocates have to stop letting the perfect be the enemy of the good. When it comes to gun control, the calculus is different: You have to stop letting the adequate be the enemy of the incremental but significant.

That maddening fact is why the recent uproar over assault weapons is so dangerously misplaced. I'm all for limiting access to assault weapons, although the impact would be more symbolic than practical.

But reinstating the ban was never in the cards. The best that could be realistically hoped for was a Senate floor ...

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