The Roundtable is Torchlight staff’s discussion of news and events. The text has been lightly edited for clarity, and some links were added after the fact. This conversation happened on February 18, 2018. Tom Rich, Editor-in-Chief Welcome to the Roundtable, Torchlight staff’s discussion of news and events. The horrible events in Parkland, Florida are foremost
I teach night classes at a community college. It’s a part-time gig that I do after my day job because I like doing it and it seems like a good thing to do a few evenings a week. Every year, I have a bunch of mandatory training, which always includes instructions on active shooter scenarios.
As with every mass shooting in America, only more so, the cry went up last Wednesday following the attack on Congressional Republican members at a practice for a charity baseball game: Disgusting. Not a day for politics. https://t.co/Kv3H9kshNY — John Whitbeck (@JohnWhitbeck) June 14, 2017 (Whitbeck is the chair of the Republican Party in Virginia.)