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Dark Night

aTheist Wrote: Jul 24, 2012 3:20 AM
Would an armed guard at the theater have helped stem the carnage? No. The guy had a ticket. He walked in the theater with nothing. He walked out through an emergency exit leaving it blocked from closing completely. He geared up. He came back in through an emergency exit that is not supposed to be used as an entrance. He started shooting. So where would your guard be? In the front, letting the guy pass. Surely not guarding every locked exit door.
LYNN263 Wrote: Jul 24, 2012 10:21 AM
TSA = Theater Security Administration. A new Gov't agency.
annfan_777 Wrote: Jul 24, 2012 7:23 AM
Upon the first shots being fired, a competent security guard would've acted to take out the shooter, as would've any armed citizen.
Happy Jake Wrote: Jul 24, 2012 5:47 AM
What's your point? This has nothing to do with the false blaming of the Tea Party for this heinous act, which is the point of the column.

By now the script should be familiar. A bombing or a mass shooting occurs and the media immediately look for a simple cause. Invariably, they turn to talk radio or some other conservative pit of "intolerance."

Within recent memory are tragedies like the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing, the 1999 massacre at Columbine, the 2007 Virginia Tech shootings and the 2011 shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and others in Tucson. Some politicians and liberal interest groups have sought to link these and other violent incidents to the far right. There have also been incidents when some conservatives have tried to blame other...