Magazine April 16, 2018, Issue

The Week

(Roman Genn)

• It turns out the president’s fondness for protectionism does not extend to his social life.

• March brought a march — for gun control. The participants, who were led by those students from Parkland who line up with the gun-control movement, said they were “Marching for Our Lives” against the NRA, the Republican party, and, often, the Second Amendment itself. This premise was hyperbolic. There is too much gun violence in America, but the chances of one’s being killed by a firearm, especially in a school, are minuscule. Alas, hyperbole was the order of the day. Senator Marco Rubio (R.,

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