The best-laid plans

Will gang aft agley when man is involved

NO MATTER how many deputies are armed and trained to handle violent assaults within school systems, mistakes will still be made. And there doesn’t seem to be a place in all our neat equations for the one inescapable and inevitable factor in this latest rash of school shootings: human error. There is no sure guarantee that fallible human beings will not once again prove fallible. Which is also the moral of this sad story: Mistakes will be made.

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