House Democrats' Sit-In on Gun Control Is Blacked Out, But You Can Still Watch

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Even if we lived in an age where television was your only source for a live feed, compare your headline options.

If the Republicans had not cut off C-SPAN’s feed when the Democrats began a sit-in to bring about a vote on gun-control measures, the headlines would have been some combination of House Democrats/sit-in/gun control. And indeed, there are plenty of headlines that have taken this route.

It would probably have carried for a bit over the noise of the news cycle–the speeches, the images of civil rights hero Rep.

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