By Tom Knighton
Romaine lettuce is dangerous right now. If you eat it, you risk serious illness. As a result, the Centers for Disease Control has told people to toss their romaine regardless of where it was purchased. To be sure, not all of it is dangerous, but they can’t be sure what is and isn’t safe right now, hence the instructions.
It’s a serious situation. One that doesn’t preclude the possibility of humor. My favorite meme so far is a marijuana leaf asking some Romaine, “So who’s the devil’s lettuce now?”
But while I see it as an opportunity for humor, some see it as an excuse to try and argue for gun control.
On Thanksgiving Day 2018, Americans couldn’t buy romaine lettuce because of a CDC recall linked to an E. Coli outbreak. But even though gun violence is so mundane that a shooting at a mall in Alabama Thursday evening barely made national news, guns were still freely available at stores like Walmart across the country.
On Thanksgiving Day, after the federal government had taken swift action to protect citizens from pathogen-laden romaine leaves, one male teen suspect in a Birmingham, Alabama mall allegedly shot …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms