http://finance.yahoo.com/news/smith-wesson-nails-obama-did-115655106.htmlin one sentence
The irony of the gun control debate is that when it seems tighter gun control policy is coming, sales spike.
"[W]e experienced strong consumer demand for our firearm products following a new administration taking office in Washington, D.C. in 2009," said the management of gunmaker Smith & Wesson.
That's when President Barack Obama moved into the White House.
The explanation for this phenomenon is pretty simple: If there's a risk that you won't be able to buy guns in the near future, then buy your guns now.
panic buying already started up again, maybe Colt will get over their BK really quick.