Real-life gunfights, like the shootout at an Alexandria, Virginia, ballfield, are scary, chaotic, and sloppy. Bullets, even those fired by trained law enforcement officers, fly all over the place. Yet some lawmakers still want to arm every civilian.
The first order of business is amending all corporate policy directives to eliminate the unfortunate phrase “involuntary denial of boarding.” From now on, the process will be called “humane displacement of reluctant travelers.”
While invisibles like Marco Rubio pretend to ponder and mull the Republicans’ lethal healthcare bill, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen is doing the brave thing by speaking up for those who can’t write a big campaign check, those at the greatest risk.
Regulation can be burdensome even for good companies trying to do the right thing. But for those dumping waste into rivers or spewing toxins in the sky, the slightest shadow of oversight is threatening and therefore despised, for obvious reasons.