Political Decisions Can Cause Long-Term Damage
Posted: February 24, 2013 at 2:20 a.m.
Collateral damage has become part of our everyday vocabulary, and we accept it as an unfortunate part of our actions, particularly in war. When it strikes home, as in the recent series of mass shootings, we are in disbelief and ask, “What’s going on? How could this happen? Who or what is to blame?” We are all to blame for not understanding what the policymakers in Washington are doing or not doing.
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Opinion, Pages 11 on 02/24/2013