Conservatives have been trying to turn Colorado lawmaker Joe Salazar into the left’s Todd Akin this week over comments he made about guns and rape. Now, New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg’s gun control group is coming to his defense.
Nick Martin is an associate editor at TPM in New York City. He came to the site in 2011 as a reporter for TPMMuckraker. Previously, he worked in Arizona, first as a staff reporter for a local newspaper and later as a freelance journalist. He also ran the news blog Heat City. Contact him: nick [at] talkingpointsmemo.com