Outrageous Double Standard in DC…Why am I not surprised?

Found here on National Review

 If elected officials can possess guns, why can’t the rest of Washington’s citizens?

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As if it were not disgraceful enough that America’s shining capital has for decades sought to suppress the right of its people to keep and bear arms, we now learn that a pernicious double standard obtains as well. Yesterday, over at Yahoo’s political vertical, editor Dylan Stableford surprised many of his readers by reporting that, in stark contrast to the citizenry in Washington, D.C., “members of Congress may keep firearms in their office, and may transport them, too — as long as they’re unloaded.” Thus, Stableford confirmed, had Colorado congressman Ken Buck been acting wholly within the law when he brought his American-flag-patterned AR-15 to his suite within the House of Representatives:

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