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The Media's Straight-Shootin' Approach to Gun Violence

J.J. McCullough | Posted 09.22.2012 | Canada
J.J. McCullough

2012-04-27-mediabitesreal.jpg Friday's monstrous, senseless killing spree in Colorado obviously sucked the whimsy out of the news cycle this weekend, and even a cynic like me must concede that the Canadian press has largely responded with a rarely-seen abundance of dignity and restraint. There have been no obnoxious editorials about gun control, no ill-timed rants about Canadian superiority in the face of "yet another" symptom of American dysfunction.