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You often do not need proof for common sense.
In the past few weeks, Colorado Springs and San Bernardino have joined the contemporary American lexicon as shorthand terms for mass shootings. These locales will live in infamy alongside Columbine, Sandy Hook, and Virginia Tech.
You can see the deep rifts that define American culture in the diametrically opposed ways various media outfits and grandstanding politicians represent the perpetrators of these horrific crimes. This divide goes beyond the argument between the NRA, with its thoughts-and-prayers-but-no-laws brigade of bought-and-paid-for pols, and people who want to enforce that pesky "well-regulated" part of the Second Amendment.
Differences in how criminals from different backgrounds are depicted by the media and by politicians should be front and center in this conversation.
originally posted by: neo96
originally posted by: rewdy75
a reply to: BuzzyWigs
I love that cat!
Maybe we should flood the ME and the angry people/parts of the west with cute kittens and all this hate will come to an end!
How about the US government stop running GUNS to the middle east where theirs a bunch of RIGHT WINGERS clinging to their religion ?
I think that's a good start instead of making FALSE equivalences.