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PS: Obama Is Top Gun Salesman?

Nathaniel Pulliam of Black Sheep sporting goods in Coeur d'Alene works the gun counter on Wednesday, January 14, 2009. The owners of Black Sheep put up the cutout of Barack Obama after the election. KATHY PLONKA The Spokesman-Review (Kathy Plonka / The Spokesman-Review)
Nathaniel Pulliam of Black Sheep sporting goods in Coeur d'Alene works the gun counter on Wednesday, January 14, 2009. The owners of Black Sheep put up the cutout of Barack Obama after the election. KATHY PLONKA The Spokesman-Review (Kathy Plonka / The Spokesman-Review)

Nathaniel Pulliam of Black Sheep sporting goods in Coeur d'Alene works the gun counter on Wednesday. The owners of Black Sheep put up the cutout of Barack Obama after the election. Kathy Plonka/SR.

Mirroring a national trend, gun owners in the Inland Northwest appear to be responding by purchasing as many guns as possible before Obama takes office. At Black Sheep Sporting Goods in Coeur d’Alene, a life-size cutout of Obama stands behind the gun counter adorned with the phrase “Salesman of the Year.” “There’s a lot of fear of peoples’ gun rights,” said Dave Knoll, owner of Black Sheep, speaking from a gun show in Las Vegas this week. “With a total Democratic Congress, anything’s possible. People are reacting in a strange way”/Alison Boggs, SR. More here.

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