Sales of armored backpacks for kids soar
But, if you really cared, you would give them an automotive crash helmet, because they are at much greater risk of dying in a car wreck than being shot by a mass murderer. People just can’t pass up an excuse to get hysterical.
Yeah, yeah, yeah. I know we’re probably all burned out on the discussions, parasitic news coverage, and political opportunism related to the Newtown shooting, but I particularly liked Glenn Greenwald’s take on it. Killing kids seems to really get people worked up. If the killing is the result of a terrorist or military attack, many people probably start thinking about vengeance. a Luckily, the DHS keeps us safe from the anger triggered by the innocent people we kill in places like Pakistan, so we have nothing to worry about.