Has Politics Become Violent?

I may be wrong, but the last time that someone pushed their way into the home of a public figure (read: politician) and was going to whack the politician over the head was on April 14, 1865, when a guy named Lewis Powell attempted to shoot Secretary of State William Seward.

The gun used by Powell misfired, so he charged into the bedroom where Seward was lying in his bed and hit Seward over the head with the butt…


Former college professor, IT Vice-President, bone fide gun nut, https://www.teeteepress.net/

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