Define Rapid

A wacko went on a rampage in Norway. He was armed with a bow and arrow. Police arrived and hunkered down. A half hour later the police intervened. Norwegian police are unarmed. But, according to experts, they can rapidly obtain firearms should the need arise. Measured against a century, I guess a half hour is rapid. The five dead might argue otherwise.

Did I mention that the police had this guy on their radar as a potential threat. Seems like this should have been a text book case for intervention and de-escalation. A social worker or psychologist would have come in handy….

HELLO? Anybody there?

Actress Linda Lovelace. The the passage of time is relative. What seems to be forever can pass very quickly depending on the activity occurring.