It’s Official: Worst. Recovery. EVER. So the current political street theatre about “assault weapons” is most likely noise meant to distract attention from the miserable economic mess the political class has created. But perhaps they are also worried that if and when the bitter clingers begin to tire of the non-recovery, some may begin shooting. Maybe the things they should be talking about are policies that actually would increase economic growth rather than QEs and ZIRPs, eh?