Michelle Malkin is an American conservative blogger, political commentator, and author. She is host of "Michelle Malkin Investigates" on CRTV.com and her weekly syndicated column appears in a number of newspapers and websites.
A sickening act of youth violence in Florida glinted across the news headlines last week, and then disappeared from view.
There will be no CNN town halls or student walkouts over the lost life and preventable tragedy, because there are no guns to blame. Only dropped balls.
As the exploiters of crisis know full well, bureaucratic screw-ups don't make good fodder for partisan fundraisers and hipster T-shirts.
According to a probable cause affidavit filed by the Palm Beach
Gun control-demanding teenagers: Ask not what the rest of the country can do for your local school's safety; ask what your local school boards and superintendents have been failing to do for you. The adults closest to you have been deflecting blame.
While the Department of Veterans Affairs secretary lives high on the hog and his lying chief of staff resigns in disgrace while escaping any punishment, legions of vets every day are denied the medical care they earned.
Open government isn't just good government. It's the public's right. Without transparency, there can be no accountability. Without accountability, "Never Again" is yet another empty, expedient TV sound bite in an ocean of self-serving rhetoric.