yes, there was a nonzero chance that a college student or an upper middle class woman walking her dog could be hit by a stray bullet in boston earlier today -- the same risk people on the south side of chicago have run everyday for decades -- and the sort of accountability the media extracts from today's politicians is such that if that had happened, the mayor would never be governor and the governor would never be senator.
how much does it cost to shut down a major US city for a day? billions, i imagine. apparently anyone who can qualify for a sears card has the resources to make this happen.
am i missing something here? is this really where we are?
how in the hell is this country supposed to survive at this rate?
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