It was near the end of the singing of the National Anthem before the first Ole Miss game in the NCAA’s Oxford Regional Baseball Tournament Saturday evening — a day behind schedule due to bad weather Friday.
“As democracy is perfected, the office of president represents, more and more closely, the inner soul of the people. On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their heart’s desire at last and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron.”
One argument used by some gun rights zealots against any type restrictions on civilian purchase and ownership of the military-style assault weapons used in so many of these mass slaughters is that handguns cause more fatalities in the United States than AR15s.
I hope by the time this is published, or shortly thereafter, the collective wisdom of the Mississippi Legislature which at times is in short supply will have shot down a proposal making it likely more people will be packing guns in college football stadiums, classrooms and dormitories.