She wasn’t a Congressional candidate from my district. She was a progressive Democrat challenging an incumbent Joe Biden supported. The incumbent was a moderate. He had a political war chest. She didn’t. His ads bombard the airwaves. Some were self-congratulatory messages.
“Ready on the right. Ready on the left. Ready on the firing line. Commence firing.” In my early teens, as an entrant to long-range shooting competitions, I heard these words many times while I stared down the barrel of my Remington 22, the sites adjusted for wind, gravity, and
Here’s a fact that should give us pause: “Crime in Japan has become so rare that police often have nothing to do. In 2015, there was just one gun homicide. Guns are virtually illegal there.” (“News,” The Week, October 27, 2017 pg. 16.) No wonder the Japanese have so ma