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Tilting the Newtown 'Conversation'

manzana Wrote: Dec 21, 2012 12:31 PM
Ted Bundy said it best in his now famous interviews. "You are creating me every day." was the crux of his discussion. With them media you show, with the things you allow, with the lack of any clear moral guidance. It was better until Clinton created the "ratings system" where all they had to do was warn you that the upcoming show contained inappropriate violence or sex scenes. Now, they can put it on prime time so long as they warn you first. Like cigarettes with a warning label...
Carl469 Wrote: Dec 21, 2012 3:13 PM
Ted Bundy was a horrifying serial killer trying to deflect responsibility for his misdeeds by blaming "pornography." Maybe James Dobson was taken in by his hustle, but I wasn't and I'm still not. Tens of millions of readers read Playboy. They can't all be killers.
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...