Political vandals and terrorists feed on publicity even more than on the destruction they directly cause. The public can help contain the overall damage by ignoring the troublemakers’ provocations and relying on a proper response from the police and courts.

Robert Higgs is Retired Senior Fellow in Political Economy, Founding Editor and former Editor at Large of The Independent Review.
Law and Liberty
Other Independent Review articles by Robert Higgs
Fall 2019 Pressure-Release Valves in Participatory Fascism
Winter 2018/19 Two Worlds: Politics and Everything Else
Fall 2018 Against the Whole Concept and Construction of the Balance of International Payments
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