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Friday Morning

Another mass shooting. Sometimes, I think we should put $100 in a jackpot fund every day there isn't one and then we all guess when the next will occur and whoever's closest gets the money.

And we all know the drill. One part of the country will say — and is probably already saying — let's talk about Gun Control! Another part will say that in respect of these tragic, senseless deaths, now is not the time to discuss such things. The latter group, of course, thinks it's never time to discuss such things. But there will be a lot of arguing and nothing will change.

Here's Ezra Klein with some interesting stats and facts that also won't change anything.  In fact, they won't even be believed by anyone who needs to change their mind in order for there to be change.