Daily Revolt

April 17, 2007

Mass Murder: The New American Pastime

Mass murder has become so commonplace in America that its almost become a sport. And the media eats it up. Right after the shootings the press was quick to rank the number of killings. It never occurs to that media that the constant comparisons to previous historical killings and the killers serves only to trivialize the horror. And nothing is ever learned. Then its forgotten until the next incident. Columbine is well known. But what have we learned from that tragedy? I guess we will continue repeat the routine; watching it on TV as if it were some primetime crime drama.

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