…because you might be betting more than you can afford to lose.
You know Anti-Gun Argument #.357? It’s the one that goes, ‘it’s pointless to carry a gun, because the other guy will always have the drop on you.’ In some cases that might well be true. But ‘always’ is a big word.
They say the guest was approached by a man asking for cigarettes.
The hotel guest said he didn’t have any cigarettes.
The man began to walk away, turned around and said “betcha’ ain’t got one of these,” pointing a gun at the victim.
The man did however have “one of these” and fired at the man trying to rob him, striking him in the chest.