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Introducing the 'Piers Morgan Effect'

January 28, 2013

As a sister to the “Gore Effect' (defined as unseasonably cold temperatures that accompany a visit by Al Gore when he speaks on global warming), might I propose the “Piers Morgan Effect?' The more Morgan spews anti-gun tirades via his Twitter feed or on his poorly rated television show, the more guns and ammunition are purchased. At least, there are attempts at purchases. Anyone who has recently tried to buy any sort of firearm, ammunition, magazine, or related product has probably found that at best their purchase is back-ordered. Most times these items are unavailable altogether. Other times, they're available at wildly inflated prices. 30 round magazines that would normally retail from $15-30 are now fetching $100. Thousand dollar AR-15′s are going to for two or three times as much.

For example, here's the ammo shelf at my local Cabela's. No bullets for me:

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