Thomas Nast originally drew the Tammany Tiger as an allegory for the political corruption of Boss Tweed, but the blunt glare of the tiger with the words “What are you going to do about” resonate with me in times like this. It reminds me that this is personal and not an abstraction that can be ignored and dealt with by others.

My heart goes out to Las Vegas. But this is happening. This is a reality without warning and nowhere is safe from this kind of senseless destruction. Something must be done. What are you going to do about it?