If Only It Were True

IF ONLY IT WERE TRUE Ken Taub ONCE UPON A TIME, a very famous, and beloved, TV bigot suggested that to stop all airplane hijackings we simply arm all the passengers. That line, uttered in 1972 by "All in the Family’s" Archie Bunker, got the big laugh that an absurd solution to a serious problem justly deserved. Just over 40 years ago, that line of delirious logic made very little sense to most Americans, and so made us laugh. Fast forward to the supposedly more enlight[...]
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