December 6, 2015

100 Words -- Pass the Sang Froid

The British admire grace under pressure. Americans aren’t so big into that. Mass hysteria is more our style. We’re rushing out to buy handguns and rifles in record-breaking numbers. The odds that someone with a handgun will be in the right place at the right time to kill a terrorist are actually pretty small. What’s more likely is that many of these newly-purchased weapons will eventually be involved in an accidental shooting, a suicide, or a domestic dispute. Some will find their way into the black market. One thing for sure, any would-be terrorists will have no problem buying weapons.

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