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Poor old David Gregory — not only as host of NBC’s “Meet the Press” did he have the odious task of interviewing the nation’s leading gun advocate, Wayne La Pierre, according to the online newspaper Politico he is now apparently being investigated for being a bit too graphic in making his point that high-capacity ammo magazines might be a prime cause in the latest firearm atrocity.

Gregory held up a high-capacity magazine and compared it to a smaller clip in asking whether La Pierre thought there might have been fewer deaths in Adam Lanza’s rampage in Connecticut had the extended device not been available to him in the massacre of 20 elementary school children and six adults.

Unsurprisingly, he didn’t get the logical answer to a simple question from the unyielding National Rifle Association CEO. But to make things worse for himself, Gregory apparently was in violation of the District of Columbia firearms restriction on even possessing the expanded magazine, whether or not it was attached to a rifle.

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