It’s all about how you manipulate the numbers:

Like Mark Twain, attributing it to British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli, said, “there are lies, damned lies, and statistics.” Especially those told by gun control supporters.

Read the whole thing (it’s short) and view the graphics.

The numbers might be down from where they were at this time last year — when Obama was urging firearm restrictions following the Sandyhook shooting — but they are still way up over a few years ago.

Further, January (for most of the country, as this February is turning out to be) has been brutal — weather wise — which depresses any sort of shopping. Heck, I don’t even want to leave my house when I look at the several feet of snow outside.