Well, it's happened. My distributors are completely out of all XD's, all Smith and Wessons and a bunch of others. Also received an email from NICS apologizing for the long hold times. I wouldn't be surprised if it shuts down (it's happened before).
There is, of course, a third possibility. "Is Pete Santilli a free speech champion or just another loud mouth?" - So useful to the enemy that if he did not exist, they'd want to invent him.