The Second Amendment drives some people to such depths of distraction, we are left to wonder about their overall emotional stability. Yes, people have strong opinions about the right to bear arms, and have since the earliest days of the Republic. But then we come across items such as this, from the web site of that old Lyndon Johnson fixer, Bill Moyers.
The attack on a group of Republican congressmen practicing for their annual baseball game against their Democratic colleagues is still breaking news. We know there have been serious injuries, including Rep. Steve Scalise, a congressional staffer, and at leats one member of Scalise's security detail.
A columnist for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch has been suspended for...supporting the NRA and Second Amendment rights. The newspaper insists it's not because of those views, of course. But that justification just doesn't hold up under scrutiny: