The voices in Florida in recent days cut through the platitudes in the way politicians never could. The speakers? High school students traumatized by a slaughter who are deciding they aren’t going to accept condolences and be sent back to class.
They are right. As a country, we have become seemingly immune to mass shootings. The pace is predictable. We are all horrified as the news unfolds, whether it’s a crowd mowed down at a night club, employees at a training, or students just working their way through another school day. Anger wells up. Then the debates start . . .