Second guessing for fun and profit is an avocation practiced by those content to ride the bench and carp from the sidelines. There, they are ever insulated from responsibility for any consequences of after-the-fact advice. This 20/20 hindsight is endemic to the everyday species of sports fan, political critic or employee, while those who prognosticate for money prosper in the ranks of sportswriters, columnists and assorted other media members.
Leave decision on Tasers to the pros
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