Thinking on his feet, Grampa draws his Glock and blows one of the robbers’ heads off. The other robber jumps in the six-fo and makes a getaway.
No charges have been filed against Grampa.
Left v. right analysis:
Right: Unlike the Empire State Botching, no bystanders were hurt. There was no shrapnel, no collateral damage, and no hubbub. Grampa’s a hero and could become the Joe the Plumber of the 2nd Amendment.
Left: Were the robbers even carrying firearms? Is blowing a man’s head off without judge or jury what we need as a society?
Right: What if your baby sister had been the cashier? What if this had turned into The Wendy’s Massacre? Grampa may have just saved innocent peoples’ lives.
Left: OK, but look at the comments on the article:
Isn’t this the 2012 e-version of a racist lynch mob?
Right: Just because racists support something doesn’t make it inherently wrong. A lot of racists also like Big Macs, that doesn’t mean they’re not delicious.