So true, Dr. Krauthammer.
Related from Reason: "the urge to 'do something' creates some pretty half-baked ideas".
WHY DOESN'T SOMEBODY DO SOMETHING?!?!
SOMEBODY HAS TO DO SOMETHING ABOUT THIS!?!?!
Laura's Time-Tested Lessons of "Somebody Has To Do Something About This"
First: that somebody is you.
Second: nobody has to do anything, in a free society, individuals "should" do something only if they wish to do something, unless of course they are forced to do so by their government and not doing what the government wants becomes illegal.
Third: most shitty human experiences have no silver lining, and sometimes things just suck.