A Society with Armed School Teachers and “Hardened Schools”: What Can Trump Be Thinking?

“Your enemies are OUT THERE somewhere, lurking, around every corner. You know? And I’m not the enemy. No, not me. Only I can help you. Protect you. Save you. Listen to me. Only me.” That’s what Trump’s saying.

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At the end of last week President Donald Trump prescribed a solution for tragic school shootings like the one in Florida on Valentines Day.  Arm school teachers.

NPR broadcast what he said: “We have to harden our schools, not soften them. A gun-free zone to a killer or somebody who wants to be a killer, that’s like going in for the ice cream. That’s like ‘here I am, take me.’  We have to get smart on gun-free zones.  When they see ‘this is a gun-free zone,’ that means that nobody has a gun except them, nobody’s going to be shooting bullets in the other direction. And they see that, it’s such a beautiful target. They live for gun free zones.  Now what I’d recommend doing is the people that do carry, we give them a bonus, we give them a little bit of a bonus, because frankly they’d feel more…

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