The Taliban position on peace is clear and unchanging; it would behead Americans wherever it found them.
March 16, 2012
PRUDEN: A curious experiment in gun control in Afghanistan
[Yeah. That pretty much sums up my appraisal of the situation too.
With a little further inspection I realized this position isn’t all that much different than what anti-gun people have in mind for gun owners:
If a kid in a red state finds his daddy’s handgun and blows his head off, we’ll feel terrible (we’re like that), but we’ll try to look on the bright side: At least he won’t grow up to vote like his dad.