A few days ago, a man with a long history of mental illness and violence shot and killed four innocent people at a Waffle House in Tennessee. It’s horrifying and yet another example of why no civilian needs an AR-15 or a facsimile. It’s just sickening.
I’m a Second Amendment guy, but no one needs a gun that just begs the owner to start shooting people.
And to do this horror show in a Waffle House . . . that’s true insanity. The Waffle House is the essence of the peaceful flyover country and everything that’s good about heartland America — especially in the southeast, so writes Ben Stein in The American Spectator.
Ben Stein is a writer, actor, and lawyer who served as a speechwriter in the Nixon administration as the Watergate scandal unfolded. He began his unlikely road to stardom when director John Hughes as the numbingly dull economics teacher in the urban comedy, "Ferris Bueller's Day Off." Read more more reports from Ben Stein — Click Here Now.
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