The NRA just released a statement saying they are strongly opposed to Andrew Traver being appointed to head the BATFE. They rightly point out that he is tied to anti gun organizations and has been involved in deliberate deceptions regarding firearms in common use and protected by the Second Amendment.
Say Uncle says, “We don’t need a guy from Chicago running an agency that deals with guns. We need Cletus and Bubba who like to blow stuff up.” But I disagree.
I’m in alignment with Rob who says, “There is no need for the United States to have the
Committee for the Propagation of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice BATFE.”
Does it really matter who the head of the Bureau of Political Speech and Book Censorship is? Or how about the Bureau of Blacks, Jews, and Homosexuals? The answer is a very vigorous, “No!”
As long as the BATFE is a regulatory and enforcement agency instead of government surplus distribution center it doesn’t matter. The political goals and fight remains the same regardless of who the head is.
The entire organization should be abolished and most of the people involved with the organization, it’s formation, and funding prosecuted.