In the hoary old joke about slanted media coverage, the New York Times headline reads "World To End Tomorrow: Women and Minorities Hardest Hit."
Increasingly, however, women and minorities are forced to shuffle rearward on the bus to make room for the new first class passengers: The Children. Witness the headline below:
Who ever got a vote by saying "Won't someone please think of the adults?" Our collective cultural obsession with The Children would get any individual one of us locked up, unless we were a Catholic priest or something.
Serious, articulate adults have been bombarding the Legislative and Executive branches with carefully thought-out pleas both for and against gun control, and yet the President drafts a raft of executive orders after consulting the letters of an advisory committee that averages four feet tall and thinks tater tots and Cinnamon Toast Crunch are two of the four main food groups. Of course these waist-high monsters feel entitled to pitch fits in the toy aisle at Wal-Mart; we've all but told them they run the country.
Here's my proposal for reducing school shootings: We never should have let the little savages out of the coal mines in the first place.