The lead editorial in today’s New York Times is almost too good to be true. For any doubters out there who thought “Can’t we all just get along?” the essay puts into sharp focus the divide between those who value our individual rights and those who don’t.

Consider this:

The title of this op-ed should have been “We Support Your Right To Be A Victim.” If there were ever a more persuasive argument for joining the NRA I can’t think of what it might be.

—John Snow