During President Obama's abundantly peeved speechifying following the Senate's failure to spoon feed him the anti-gun legislation he demanded he said, among other things, "When Newtown happened, I met with these families, and I spoke to the community and I said something must be different."
But nobody, not just the President but all of his worshipful followers, ever attempted to do anything "different."
Liberals and progressives and all of the President's magical thinking enablers continued to do what they've always done about combatting psychopaths with guns: putting words on paper.
More laws, more regulations, more registrations, more background checks, more loophole closings, more mental illness reporting, more voting gun-control opponents out of office.
Every bit of it words on paper.
As if it's merely a game of rock-paper bullets where paper stops bullets.
This must all seem perfectly reasonable to the arrogantly superior classes with their personal bodyguards and condos and co-ops and penthouses and doorman-controlled access apartments and electronically monitored mansions and gated communities far removed from the realities of gun violence who incestuously reinforce each other's fantasies that words on paper actually stop bullets.
But truly doing something "different" to stop psycho gunmen would have required something from the real world like pulling down all of those "Gun Free Zone" signs, ripping out all of those restrictions against concealed and open gun carrying, firing all those flakey teachers and school administrators who faint when they see a child's crayon drawing of a gun, and actually putting armed people into every school in the country.
"Adding more guns to the mix isn't the answer," the beautiful people insist.
If massive foreign armies invaded the East and West Coasts, burning their beach homes and killing their labradoodles wouldn't they be screeching for the US military to "throw more guns into the mix?"
One invading psycho with a dozen guns killing children in a school is the same principle.
"If our legislation will save just one life it is worth it" they argue, yet their brand of logic will never allow them to argue, "If teachers with guns can save just one life it is worth it."
No, the liberal political classes did nothing different after Newtown. They just begged for more paper as they always do, blissfully in denial that rock scissors bullets will shred their magic paper every time.
And still they deny real-world solutions to real-world problems.
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