“Already a tsunami of comment about this carnage has flooded over the public square, most of it vehement, angry, defensive, or bitter; all of it wearily familiar; virtually none of it constructive or empathetic”

BOSTON GLOBE
Our sociopathic civil discourse
by Jeff Jacoby
August 5, 2019

Like many Americans, I went to bed Saturday night aghast at news of the massacre in El Paso, Texas, only to wake up Sunday morning to reports of a second awful massacre in Dayton, Ohio. Later on Sunday I learned of yet another mass shooting, this one in Chicago; no one was killed, but seven victims ended up in the hospital. All this came just a week after a gunman opened fire at the Gilroy Garlic Festival in California, yelling “I’m really angry” as he killed three people before shooting himself in the head. READ MORE

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