Well, here’s a post-Sutherland-Springs-shooting take that’ll make you think:

WaPo’s Philip Bump concludes:

Advocates for reducing gun violence, then, are left in an unfortunate position. There are often warning signs that can be addressed before a shooter decides to open fire, but there often aren’t. There are demographic factors that seem to recur — but not universally. The one consistent factor is that the shooter has access to a firearm, and that’s perhaps the one factor that has proven politically impossible to overcome.

OK, first of all:

And second of all, weird wording aside, what, exactly, is so profound or surprising about the idea that mass shooters use guns?