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Tilting the Newtown 'Conversation'

Dreadnaught011 Wrote: Dec 21, 2012 1:37 PM
Locking a barn door after the horse is stolen costs money. What is so dandy about spending millions on sheer hindsight? I'd rather everybody home-schools their own kids. We'll have a black helicopter patrolling the neighborhood.
It's too hard to try and make sense of a senseless event. Adam Lanza's merciless slaughter in Connecticut has forced everyone with a microphone to insist we have a "national conversation" about why this happens.

But this urgent need to talk is not an excuse for a reckless discussion. Sadly, that is where we're headed, with pundits hysterical, naive or both.

Predictably most in the media went straight to the Left's Alpha and Omega: blaming excessive "access" to guns. It was also an excuse to open fire on the National Rifle Association. For example, author Joyce Carol Oates...