It’s not a surprise. It’s predictable. In America, shooting is sport: Columbine, Virginia Tech, Gabby Giffords. We don’t talk about it. So we don’t change.
The News Media uses it as a ratings bonanza.
The politicians use it as a photo-op to underscore their compassionate side. They talk about thoughts and prayers. We don’t need thoughts and prayers. We need actions and laws.
The only thing Guns have in common with God is they’re both Man-Made, and incredibly dangerous. Welcome to Backwards Land. Where Safeways are Unsafe. Where movie theaters are shooting ranges. And politicians use national tragedies to have an Oscar Moment on CNN: “I’m ready for my close-up, Wolf.”