Monday, May 26, 2014

Massacre //Talking Points Memo

Massacre in Isla Vista:  Email from a mother of two kids living there - neither injured by the shooter. - gwc
For how long do we as a society continue to sublimate the reality that (mostly) young people are being massacred every day in cities all over this country--a very concrete, visible, measurable disaster--to a romantic fantasy cherished by a minority of Americans about heroically fighting off some secret government army that is planning to move in and turn us into, oh I don't know, Soviet Russia or Nazi Germany or who knows what inchoate mashup of bogeys that burns in their imaginations.

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