Charlie Pierce Esquire
Charlie Pierce Esquire

Six people dead in Colorado Springs. At a birthday party. On Mother’s Day.

One dead and seven wounded in Phoenix. At a young people’s party. On Mother’s Day.

Three dead in a neighborhood in Baltimore.

Three different incidents in California.

Four people wounded in Newark, four more wounded in Milwaukee, two dead and three wounded in Missouri at a “neighborhood celebration.”

These unfortunate exercises of our Second Amendment freedoms were all different, but they also were all the same. The Baltimore incident was by far the most spectacularly violent.

Read the rest of Charlie Pierce’s piece at Esquire Politics