Overreactions Jan 4, 2015 Successful terrorism is so rare in Australia that the overreaction is perhaps understandable. The police response seemed exactly right. But our political and media systems need to get better at measured reaction. — Overreaction from fear is a measure of a terrorist’s success Subscribe to our newsletter Get the latest posts delivered right to your inbox. Your email address Subscribe Now check your inbox and click the link to confirm your subscription. Please enter a valid email address Oops! There was an error sending the email, please try later. Tom Charman Recommended for you No posts found Apparently there are no posts at the moment, check again later.