In response to:

Good Guys With Guns

jstephanie Wrote: Jan 05, 2013 8:28 PM
A lunatic bent on mass murder in a school who is also a student at that school is in a perfect position to case the weaknesses, behavior of the guards, points of entry and maybe even egress, and points of congregation. It doesn't matter if the guards are ex military or not, if every move is exposed they are at a severe disadvantage.

The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun.

That statement, from NRA president Wayne LaPierre, was immediately turned into a laugh line by the press, deemed everything from “deadly spin” to “delusional” to “paranoid.” The New York Daily News proclaimed that anti-gun cranks—oops, I mean “mental health experts”—who had never met LaPierre had diagnosed him as crazy.

As someone who went to journalism school and has worked in media for years, I’m used to this. Left-leaning editors and reporters declare what “everyone” knows and “everyone” thinks, while pretending to be...