Armed and ready for the election

  "Hunter's knitting pattern'' (encaustic), by Nancy  Spears Whitcomb.

"Hunter's knitting pattern'' (encaustic), by Nancy  Spears Whitcomb.

One of the few nice things in the past few weeks of this hideous presidential campaign has been that the noise about the glories of the Second Amendment (the most important amendment to many people and certainly the most fun) has been drowned out by sexual and business scandals.