A Tale of Two Towns

December 14th, 2012

 

An armed An armed
Homicidal maniac Homicidal maniac
Enters a school, Enters a school,
Brutally attacking Brutally attacking
22 children. 20 children.
   
He had a knife. He had an assault rifle.
   
No one died. All died.
   
Chengping, China. Newtown, Connecticut.

 

Update: Less lethal but no less alarming, China deals with school attacks (Maddow Blog 12/17/12), China is addressing the string of knife attacks on elementary schools by requiring showing an ID for knives over 6” long. I know, we’re free and they’re not, but it is telling that they are willing to do that, and we’re (so far) not even willing to restrict purchase of semi-automatic assault weapons.

 

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