First there was this:
In Carson City NV, a man shot seven and killed four people at the International House of Pancakes (IHOP). It was tragic and he was crazy.
CARSON CITY, Nev. — A man who stormed into a Carson City IHOP restaurant with an assault rifle . . . . he killed four people before ending his own life . . .
Then came this – Not tragic, but comic:
Four Georgia men were arrested this week in connection with a scheme to conduct an attack with explosives and the deadly toxin ricin . . . Federal investigators said they had them under surveillance . . . infiltrating their meetings in a Waffle House.
[I chuckled at this part] “The four gray-haired men [in their late 60’s and 70’s] appeared in federal court Wednesday . . . apparently had trouble hearing the judge, some of them cupping their ears.”
I’m jaded, I know, but don’t these events beg the question – was it the waffles?