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This meme is surprisingly on the money:






















The only way in which a gun advocate could complain is if they disagreed with the shoe protocol at airports after the failed attack. But we also had pretty much a war and total airport overhauls after 9/11, and more people have died from weapons in the US than terrorism over the years. So this analogy is apt, very apt.

The idea that the constitution is no longer amendable and somehow objectively stands as an incontrovertible truth is nonsense. After all, as a Brit, it doesn’t apply to me, and I find I have more than enough rights to get by on a daily basis.

Wake up, America!

A TIPPLING PHILOSOPHER Jonathan MS Pearce is a philosopher, author, columnist, and public speaker with an interest in writing about almost anything, from skepticism to science, politics, and morality,...