Va. shooter took wrong approach to economic injustice; Wheelchair ramps to nowhere? | Feedback

The late writer H.L. Mencken once opined: “For every complex problem there is an answer that is clear, simple, and wrong.” Mencken also wrote: “Every normal man must be tempted, at times, to spit on his hands, hoist the black flag and start slitting throats.” 

What was the breaking point for shooter James T. Hodgkinson to metaphorically “start slitting throats” in Virginia the other day? It’s a complex question. The simple answer provided by the targets of the attack is that they, the politicians, need to display more collegiality. That’s a good start.

A photograph from an earlier time shows the assailant …read more

Source: Cumberland

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