The NRA only spent $17 million on the 2012 elections, with barely any successes to show for it. Mayor Bloomberg currently has a net worth of around $22 billion and is the nation's most prominent gun-control advocate. In other words, if he so desired, Bloomberg could single-handedly drown out the NRA's campaign spending and barely notice the dent in his bank account. Many suspect that, come 2014, when Bloomberg is out of a job and bored, he'll do just that. For now, though, he's all Oh, I'm just one guy, there are lots of people who could make a difference on gun control, like this former general whom nobody actually cares about. Sure, Mayor, sure.
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