In this issue:
"Four Words" by Amy Davidson: In defending his policies, as he did after Orlando, Trump likes to say, "We have no choice." He's wrong.
A REPORTER AT LARGE
"Making a Killing" by Evan Osnos: In response to mass shootings, terrorist attacks, and talk of gun control, firearm sales have broken records.
"Digging for Glory" by Paige Williams: Lee Berger has announced one fossil find after another, and has proclaimed two new species of ancestral human. Do the bones live up to the hype?
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Pet Peeves" by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Wiener-Dog and The Neon Demon.