Friday, December 21st, 2012
People like Mr. LaPierre want us to believe that civilians can be trained to use lethal force with cold precision in moments of fear and crisis. That requires a willful ignorance about the facts. Police officers know that firing a weapon is a huge risk; that’s why they avoid doing it.
— Excerpt from a New York Times editorial slamming Wayne LaPierre’s absurd press conference reacting to the tragedy in Newtown (The NRA crawls from its hidey-hole).