Despite the heavy police presence outside the George Zimmerman trial in Sanford, Fla., there’s one scenario no one had planned for. Ann Coulter has said she’ll riot if Zimmerman is found guilty in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. Incendiary comments from Coulter are nothing new, but it seems a challenger has stepped up. Comic Garry Shandling, who’s been taking shots at Zimmerman humor, has said he’ll shoot back.

The gravity of Shandling’s threat is taking a while to sink in.