An English admirer of America once described a different kind of American exceptionalism, one based on something far less common and more inspiring than an ability and willingness to use force against other nations to bend them to our will.
Google has announced that, starting in September, it will ban advertising of firearms, ammunition, and gun paraphernalia. The reason? The company says it doesn't "allow the promotion of some products or services that cause damage, harm, or injury.”
The Department of Homeland Security released a statement from DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson on July 2 stating: “I have directed TSA to implement enhanced security measures in the coming days at certain overseas airports with direct flights to the United States.”