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The New York Post’s ‘Assault Weapons’ Editorial Is Nonsensical (National Review)
The New York Post’s editorial board has written a fawning open letter to President Trump in which it asks him to “ban assault weapons now.” It is, from start to finish, a profoundly lazy, impressively ignorant, and doggedly cliché-ridden piece of work that at no point even attempts to deal seriously with the arguments that it believes it is refuting. [Read More]
1. Stop giving these people the infamy they crave. These incidents are obviously contagious — a reality increasingly backed up by good research — and we in the media need to do a better job of keeping killers’ names out of our stories and, in general, being less sensational in our coverage. [Read More]
President Donald Trump condemned “racism, bigotry and white supremacy” in a televised address to the nation Monday after a devastating and bloody weekend left at least 30 people dead in two mass shootings in less than 24 hours.
“These sinister ideologies must be defeated. Hate has no place in America,” the president said from the White House. “Hatred warps the mind, ravages the heart and devours the soul.” [Read More]