As this correspondent reads accounts of the latest media-inspired school shooting, there was an obvious theme: blame the parents.
The Washington Post has printed an emotional plea for Majority Leader McConnell to violate his oath and ban a whole class of arms. Yes, Senator McConnell, do something: Protect the Bill of Rights.
Are mass shootings contagious? Does one mass shooting produce another in the manner of a pathogen being transmitted from one infected person to new hosts?
“The media knows it, viewers know it, and crazed criminals waiting to act know it. It encourages them and they tell us so, but media continues the cycle of blood and headlines anyway.”
An English jury has convicted a 19-year-old for attempted possession of a firearm and ammunition with the intent of endangering life. The main reason was media contagion.