I wish I could write as well as Timothy Egan.
On Friday, after a week of hiding, the National Rifle Association will attempt to explain why it has spent more than two decades trying to ensure that weapons of mass murder are accessible to madmen. They will probably make pious remarks about the children slaughtered one week ago, divert attention to the moral rot of Hollywood and secular society, and throw out other distractions as part of their promised “contribution” to solving a uniquely American pathology.He was exactly right about Wayne LaPierre, of course. And there's lots more worth reading in the piece.
If only the 47% who voted for Mitt Romney could be made to accept responsibility for their actions...