Exactly why isn’t there a Murphy Law: meditation on mystery

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Sometimes we miss the most obvious questions. The Murphy Bill is a mystery but exactly why is there not a Murphy Law. That is a much bigger question. Why?

The short answer is I don’t know. What follows is much more questions than answers but it seems something worth thinking about.

Look at the reasons Murphy should have won by now:

1.The bill was a response to a huge tragedy. It basically mirrored what many were already saying. It told us what happened, who was to blame and what could be done. On top of it all it absolved guns from blame or discussion.

2. Rep. Murphy was a certified expert (the only living psychologist in the Congress) and he could speak from the voice of experience. Who could argue?

3. His alliance with Dr. Torrey gave him a ready made crowd of family members who were ready, eager and…

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