Tuesday, April 09, 2013

What Dead Kids? UPDATED

As I suggested before, maybe if we used a gun to eliminate the Unborn we might get more attention.

Mark Steyn has more thoughts...

There used to be a formulation of cynical news editors to determine American news priorities for mass murder. It ran something like: 1,000 dead Bangladeshis = 100 dead Italians = 10 dead Americans.

So how many dead American babies does it take to make the news? I wrote two-and-a-half weeks ago about the US media’s determination to ignore a story that’s inconvenient to their biases. But, given the gun-banners’ ceaseless grief-feasting on Sandy Hook, at some point doesn’t the corpse count in Philadelphia merit maybe, oh, a thousandth of the attention?


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