Slager Would Have Been Charged with the Walter Scott Shooting Anyway


Discussions of horrible events in the immediate aftermath invariably engender scolding (typically but not exclusively) from the left that one ought not “politicize” a tragedy.  That these opprobria occur well after politicization of their own is underway doesn’t seem to be any kind of logical or moral hurdle to overcome. Thus in the aftermath of Sandy Hook we get campaigns for gun bans and finger-wagging when it’s pointed out none of the suggested bans would have prevented Sandy Hook.

Likewise the recent shooting of Walter Scott.

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