In the best of comic book traditions during a time of national crisis a hero arises – perhaps a mild mannered nondescript reporter who having entered a phone booth emerges as a champion of truth, justice, and the American way.
Or a wealthy socialite taking flight from a subterranean cavern – diverse in costume and yet sharing the same caped role to right wrongs, have a piece of Mom’s apple pie and bring tears of gratitude to the eyes of patriots.
Such heroes are the stuff of fiction and often cartoonish in nature and yet cartoons and fiction are a way of life, the way of yellow journalism and wannabe heroes and so I give you Fox “News” and Sean Hannity.
Sean Hannity a larger than life streetwise Hercules upon a fiery steed with a bible and copy of the Second Amendment in one hand and a Glock in the other.
Sean Hannity trained in the way of firearms, a modern day have gun will travel awaiting only the bat, fox, or signal of choice to flash across the sky and emerge from the lair that is his home.
Had Hannity only of been at Sandy Hook, Orlando, Aurora,San Bernadino, and now Las Vegas waiting the opportune moment when a shooter paused to reload dark chapters in American history would be different…….