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Obscurity: No Crueler Punishment!

Pat2387 Wrote: Jul 26, 2012 10:52 AM
"Perhaps it also convinced him, as Time's editors were convinced, that it would not be his fault, but the gun's fault -- an argument that is strangely compelling to mental patients."---I almost blew coffee threw my nose when I read that one. I love Ann Coulter...even if she doesn't have an "e" at the end of her name.

I feel awful about what happened in Colorado, but can we stop the hugging and the teddy bears? Just as society can become inured to violence, it can also become inured to sentiment. There is nothing so hackneyed in the world of photojournalism as pictures of the hugging and the shrines with candles and teddy bears after a tragedy, with a piano softly trilling in the background.

This accomplishes nothing. If you want to do something, please write a check to a good charity, a family financially harmed by the shooting, or send flowers to a specific person.

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