A few words about a few words about open carry

I have only a few words to say about how one media outlet talked about open carry at the Republican National Convention. I was watching some preliminary coverage on the first day, before the whole hate fest began. It was on MSNBC—a network that once—oh, so long ago—claimed to be the progressive alternative to Fox…

Gun crazy: Senator Roy Blunt edition

We’ve all heard the tragic stories about parents who just look away for one distracted second while disaster strikes their helpless toddler. There’s the kid who got into the gorilla enclosure at the Cincinnati zoo, or the children in Texas who drowned while their mother was occupied with her cell phone. When I think about…