After this morning’s deplorable massacres in Brussels, the European Commission hastily appointed a Countering Violent Extremism Task Force (CVETF) and assigned it the job of preventing future incidents of the same type. The CVETF convened and worked feverishly all day long, finally arriving at a proposed solution.
The following sign will in future be posted at all airports, railway stations, sports arenas, cinemas, and other public places where large numbers of citizens gather:
Suicide Bombing Prohibited in This Area!
Yes, yes; it’s satire — I made it all up. I wish I could say that my humorous confabulation is far removed from the truth, but unfortunately I don’t think it is.