Because a similar event could happen again. In fact, it has. Putin blew up several apartment buildings in Russia at the turn of the century in order to consolidate power. Worked for him.

Sassy Becca agrees with Cool Gus. She’s lying there, thinking deep thoughts. Very deep thoughts.

The reality is that politics is a dirty business. War is an extension of politics by other means, some human named Clausewitz said (his dog passed that on). There are times when ruthless politicians wage war on their own citizens in order to further their own means. Cool Gus sometimes wonders if it shouldn’t be the other way around; dogs run things and humans just lay around and try not to make messes.