Much of the guts of America is this simple premise: no man is above the law. No matter how powerful, famous, wealthy, intelligent or talented, we all are to abide by the law - or face its consequences.
Of course, they can’t just come out and say it, but one of the reasons why the main stream media is pooh-pooh-ing l’affaire Gregory is that the idea that simple possession of an unloaded magazine being a crime is so mind-bogglingly stupid on its face that they understand the unfairness of it all at a gut level. Why should merely holding a metal box with a spring in it be punishable by a $1,000 fine and a year in jail?
Well, our betters passed that law, and now one of them has broken it.
And now we will see whether DC is a city ruled by laws or by men above the laws.
If this really is the reason - then perhaps more of us ought to scream more frequently and more loudly about a government that continues to pass a barrage of ridiculous and non-productive laws.