The AR-15 Is the Weapon of Choice for Mass Shooters. That’s Not By Chance.

AR-15 (Wikimedia Images)

Greg Sargent at The Washington Post has an interesting interview today with the former firearms executive Ryan Busse, who talks about the way the AR-15 conquered American culture over the last 18 years and became the most ubiquitous rifle in the United States. Between 1994 and 2004, the AR-15 and other so-called “assault rifles” (which typically means…

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James Surowiecki

James Surowiecki

I’m the author of The Wisdom of Crowds. I’ve been a business columnist for Slate and The New Yorker and written for a wide range of other publications.