Comment of the Day

Reader: Should we outlaw everything that could kill you if swallowed?

Yesterday, our Sam Levin wrote about Zen Magnets, a company being targeted by the Consumer Product Safety Commission despite there being no history of anyone being injured by any of its products. The post brought this response from a reader who sees the action as a step too far.

pookie1 writes:

At what point do we finally just give up and live at the level of the dumbest person that we can find? All toys, games and food could kill you so why bother? OR you could get a clue! Just a thought.

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