By now most everyone has probably heard about a couple of outlaw biker gangs getting into a major battle in Waco, Texas, a few days ago. Nine dead (several possibly shot by police), 18 injured, 170 arrested. And rumors, now discounted, that other gangs are headed to Waco to retaliate against the police.
It’s an ugly, disgusting situation. I’ve no use for adults who act like that. Turf battles? Most people leave those behind in the schoolyard.
Yet I find I’m having to fight some ugly, disgusting feelings of my own. Every time this story comes up on TV, I have the fleeting thought that we should just clear the area and let them fight to the death if they want to. Let them reduce their own numbers and whatever gene pool they crawled out of.
Bad, I know. But I did say “fleeting” …