Barack Obama acknowledged that while he has been president “gun sales don’t seem to have suffered.”
Speaking At the CNN “Guns in America: Obama Town Hall” event moderated by Anderson Cooper on Thursday, Obama said, “I’ve been very good for gun manufacturers.” (RELATED: Insane Demand For Guns Crushes Expectations)
Barack Obama: Well Anderson, it’s useful to keep in mind, I’ve been president for over seven years and gun sales don’t seem to have suffered during that time.
Anderson Cooper: If anything, actually, you’ve helped.
Obama: They have gone up. I’ve been very good for gun manufacturers.
Some gun sales analysts have suggested there may be a link between Obama’s calls for more gun control and increased gun sales. (RELATED: Obama Cites Communist China As The Goal For American Gun Control [VIDEO])