Flagged by BuzzFeed’s Andrew Kaczynski, Newark, NJ Mayor Cory Booker let the gun-grabbing cat out of the bag on CSPAN in June 2000.
Watching Cory Booker in a 2000 interview with C-SPAN. Asked if he wants to ban guns: “I would, if I had the power to do so, I would.”
— Andrew Kaczynski (@BuzzFeedAndrew) January 10, 2013
Here’s the video. Booker’s quote is at 24:28. His moderate cred just evaporated. Banning handguns is a radical position that even Piers Morgan says he does not support.