Sunday, December 18, 2011
Carl Hiaasen never tires of skewering his home state's legislators
Why some lawmakers are in a panic, by Carl Hiaasen. (Miami Herald, 12/10/2011)
Excerpt: We'd be fibbing if we said every single member of the House actually read this bill and comprehended all its ramifications. Basically, we took the NRA's word that it was no biggie. Ever since October 1, anybody with a concealed-weapons permit can bring their favorite pistol to beaches, parks, even public libraries. Most legislators weren't too worried because, seriously, who the heck still goes to a library? Not us!