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25 September 2006

Philadelphia Daily News, Column

State and city politicians tomorrow hit the stage with a surround-sound show of concern over gun violence that strikes me as something like firing birdshot into a herd of stampeding elephants. It looks good, makes noise but doesn't do much. The show features Mayor Street and other mayors, a Capitol rally and (at least) a full day of state House discussion of criminal justice issues. There are no real votes so nothing gets enacted but expect lots of "we oughta" and... (

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