Jumping the Shark

The NY Times (Aug 30, 2013) reports a battlefield armor manufacturer is now marketing bulletproof inserts for children’s backpacks.

(http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/30/opinion/statehouse-swagger-in-the-gun-debate.html?hp)

2 thoughts on “Jumping the Shark

  1. Is this a sign of how dangerous the US has become, or a reflection of the general inability to calculate risk? What are the chances of a child being shot in the back? Or anywhere else for that matter. Companies who manufacture and sell such products are exploitative fear mongers.

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