Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke's quest to regain a hint of relevance in the party primary has taken him down the road to gun confiscation. It's an extremely risky proposition, and one gun control advocates have largely tried to avoid over the years.
A couple of items that may get lost in the flood of stories about the attack on Saudi Arabia's oil fields...
1. Thanks to the fracking boom, the United States, not the Saudis, is the largest oil producer in the world:
There are times when self-parody goes beyond humor, and becomes pathetic. San Francisco's politicans have done just that. Writing in the Wall Street Journal, Walter Olson tells how the local board of supervisors declared the NRA and its members a domestic terrorist group.