Only in America
In a recent “active shooter” drill at Franklin High School in Ohio, police fired dozens of shots with blank ammunition. “It did cause some stress,” acknowledged Lt. Gerry Massey, but he said the goal was to train students to identify the location of gunshots. “Learning this sound may save your child’s life,” a supportive parent later commented on social media.
The Department of Homeland Security is investigating a claim that a customs officer held a journalist’s passport until he admitted writing “propaganda.” Ben Watson, an editor at Defense One, says a customs officer at Dulles International Airport repeatedly asked if his job as a journalist was to write propaganda. Watson did not get his passport back until he replied, “for the sake of expediting this conversation, yes.”