NRA's LaPierre: Wonk With Million-Dollar Megaphone

Wayne LaPierre would just as soon read a book as fire a gun. That's right, the National Rifle Association's fire-breathing defender of gun rights is more academic than marksman. "A policy wonk," says Joseph Tartaro, president of the pro-gun Second Amendment Foundation. "He is more professorial than you would think." "Wayne is a Washington-type person," says John Aquilino, a former NRA spokesman who worked with LaPierre. "He is best characterized as an absent-minded professor." ...Full Story
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