Two mass killings that have shocked the world turn out to have been carried out by the same organization, in a campaign of orchestrated violence.
Donald Trump’s purpose in making such an attack, and in making this threat, is political. He means to intimidate Democrats with violence, and to inspire other people to acts of intimidating violence. He wants to use physical brutality for political purposes.
Last October, I wrote a brief article in which I tracked people veering away from observable reality to falsely claim that “hammers kill more people than guns.” Such a claim is absolutely, demonstrably untrue. Since I wrote that article, I’ve received a number of comments by