An elementary school in Lynn, MA went on lockdown and the terrorist was apprehended. Oh wait, not a terrorist, just someone who got his hands a suit of battle armor and a deadly laser blaster. Or, you know, a stormtrooper costume such as you see by the dozen at any con, and a plastic toy that literally goes, “Pew, pew, pew.“
Listen for all the key words and phrases in the local news report.
“In this day and age.” “We just can’t have things like that.” “You never know.” The unmistakable bird calls of morio septentrio-ortus, the Northeastern American Idiot.
Our nation as a whole is being trained to be afraid. To make us afraid is to get us to support any kind of suppressive legislation. And to lash out with unjustifiable aggression, to the profit of war criminals like the Cheneys and Kochs.