Blue Bloods, the Tom Selleck Police Drama we love to pillory here at the JohnJacobH blog
has provided America with yet another vignette of real world (?) gun control politics.
Already filled with endless examples of nepotism and oligarchy in a fictional Police
Commissioner’s family at the top of New York City’s Cop Shop food chain,
[[(Tom Selleck, current Police Commissioner, is the son of the
former Police Commissioner, and HIS son is current lead Detective eventually to
be groomed as the future Police Commissioner.) [Wait, there is more. Tom Selleck’s
other son is a Patrol Officer and his daughter is District Attorney, eventually
destined to become highly placed Bureaucrat-In-Charge of some aspect of the Judiciary
in Gotham City)]]
a recent episode details a wonderful moment when the wife of Lead Detective Regan
seeks to bypass that nasty 90 day wait for a pistol permit by flashing her COMMISSIONERS
Yes, if this episode is to be believed, anyone who has access to the secret club of Commissioner
Courtesy Cards has but to wave this modern magic wand to receive all the privileges of rank
denied to ordinary mundanes trapped within the borders of Oz.
Rules for WE, but not for THEE
When you watch this video courtesy of NC Gun Guy notice the furtive glance of the
actress before she produces her magic get-out-of-red tape jail-free card.
A delightful touch and worthy of an Academy Award.
Who would not be afraid to let the great unwashed dumb masses learn not all rules
apply to all people?