“At some point we as a politico-economic union will have to reckon with the fact that this type of violence doesn’t happen in other advanced politico-economic unions or countries,” one leading European politician said, unnamed for the moment. “It doesn’t happen with this sort of frequency.”
The comments came after a maniac driver in Graz, Austria mounted his vehicle on the pavement and aimed it at pedestrians – sending several crashing into the windscreen and flying over the car and killing at least three – before getting out and stabbing bystanders with a knife
“We will also need to think hard about stricter knife control, too,” the politician then added.
“I heard a little hissing sound as it went past at maybe 100kmh.”