Gee, why wasn’t that little bit of news you can use Brian Williams’ lead story last night? Right up there with the bulletin that Golden Corral managers hate it when Kirstie Alley’s F-250 rolls into the parking lot. And that investigative journalism piece revealing that four out of five dentists think Doutzen Kroes looks good in her skivvies. In the wake of a mass shooting in Belgorod, Russian proto-dictator Vladimir Putin was asked about letting his serfs arm themselves. Short answer: nyet. “’I do not support the idea of free arms distribution in Russia,’ Putin told Rossiya 24 television adding: ‘It is dangerous to artificially stimulate this process.’” No, it’s always much easier to subjugate a people when they lack the ability to fight back. Which might be why the founding fathers took the time to pen Amendment No. 2.