Emmett Coyne,a good acquaintance, a Roman Catholic priest, and the author of "The Theology of Fear," wrote this linked commentary for a Florida newspaper in connection with the segregation recollections that have gone on over the last week.
One of the books he cited in his commentary was a book about lynchings that included the observation,
"The best part about it was the burning. The hanging kills too quick."
Sometimes looking in the mirror just means throwing up.