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Originally posted by Rockpuck
reply to post by metodex
This isn't one of those 3rd world countries though is it?
And beside that, the usual cultural norm throughout the world is that its ok to "celebrate" the life of a person who dies of natural causes after a long life (like an Irish wake, I've been to some that are truly parties)
But for a life cut short, like a 9yr old girl, cheering on a politician like a buffoon is NOT "appropriate" by any cultural norm that I'm familiar with, especially here in America.
Shirts sit on back before memorial service
Shirts sit on the back of chairs before a memorial service for the victims of Saturday's shootings at McKale Memorial Center on the University of Arizona campus (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)