DURST: Criminals Wanted
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The makers of the TEC-9 are now marketing their product as being "finger print resistant." A semi automatic weapon known on the streets as a "bullet hose" and now it leaves no fingerprints. Gee, I can't imagine to whom this revelation is being targeted? Exceptionally persnickety target shooters? Hunters? Not too many deer out there with access to fingerprint kits. Those hooves are so unwieldy. Cops? Well, maybe a couple of New York's finest in need of a throwdown. But no. One doesn't have to be a MacArthur genius to figure out the only people who would be interested in a finger proof resistant gun would be people who don't want to leave any fingerprints and want to shoot something. I'm thinking bad guys. Gun manufacturers advertising to criminals. What next?Free samples?Frequent felony miles?Get Out Of Jail Free Coupons?Receive a tiny action figure of famous bad guys throughout history with every purchase: Collect Them All!Form a division of Colombia House: The Piece of the Month Club.Jumping on the bandwagon, I can see Pharmaceuticals flacking "a totally untraceable poison perfect for getting rid of unwanted household pests such as cockroaches and deadbeat husbands."Internet sights featuring detailed instructions on how to make bombs out of equipment normally found in any pantry. Oh yeah, I forgot, we already got that.Will Durst thinks what a great time to be a criminal in America.