Paradox at the heart of the American way
Whether it's guns or money, the price of extreme individualism can simply be too high for the common good, writes David McWilliams.
Can you imagine if all the casual sociopaths that you knew in school, the sort of lads to whom you'd generally give a wide berth, could buy guns with the same ease as they buy Mars bars or laptops? Imagine if all the small-time psychopathic drug dealers - not the big ones, but the two-bit lads starting out in their ascent of the criminal ladder - had assault rifles in the back of their pimped-up...
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