CONDEMNATION IS NICE, BUT BURNING A FEW OF THEM AT THE STAKE WOULD HAVE MORE IMPACT: Just About Everyone in Pakistan Condemns Shooting of 14-Year-Old Girl. “Despite the overwhelming outpouring of support for Malala, observers doubt the incident will spark widespread defiance of the Taliban. A 2009 video showing a fighter flogging a girl also momentarily aroused public anger, but the rage petered out fairly quickly. In all likelihood, the anger will subside this time too.”