Ed Driscoll

Illustrated: Tryouts for the 2014 Darwin Award

Kids, you might want to Google the name of fellow Bay Area resident Brian Wilson. No, not the founder of the Beach Boys, who seemed to lose a chunk of his marbles for a time to drugs. This Wilson lost his legs in 1987 being run over by a 200,000-pound locomotive while protesting to help spread socialism in Central America. And speaking of socialism, why are leftwing protesters blocking Amtrak, America’s nationalized, socialist passenger trains? I thought the left liked passengers trains and “high-speed intercontinental rail” as as our malaprop-prone semi-retired president likes to say.

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