Simple solutions to difficult problems

Every social problem has a simple solution that will make things worse. Eric S. Raymond believes that if only passengers had the unrestricted right to carry firearms on planes, the world would be much safer.

You may need to go back and read that again, in order to fully appreciate the mind-numbing bone-headed stupidity.

I can see it now. You’re at 30,000 feet when a drunken passenger starts waving his gun around. Quickly, half a dozen other people pull out their pistols and start shooting. Problem solved, right?