More cries of "well I never really liked the idea to begin with", "it was never a core issue", "I was always (secretly, deep in my heart) opposed" and so forth surrounding the gun registry's repeal from the progressive blogosphere than I've seen in awhile re an issue their representative parties caved over. It would I suppose be cruel to go through people's blog archives and find posts where they were for the gun registry before they were against it, but I am sure they're there. The leader says the world is a square, and supporters run around saying the world is a square; next day the leader looks at a poll and says the world is a rhomboid, and supporters run around saying the world is a rhomboid, and saying that the leader always said it was a rhomboid.
Anyway, I think Aesop got to the truth of this situation a long time ago.
Actually, so did Monty Python: