Tuesday, March 23, 2021


It is the guns, of course, as it's hard to do the job without readily available tools, but much more than I would've said 20 years ago, it's also the culture.

Not video games or violence on teevee, or whatever, but the reinforcement in certain cultural circles, including at least subtly by our mainstream media, of lone white gunmen as, if not quite heroes, anti-heroes at least.

Both their imagined grievances and chosen solution receive way more sympathetic coverage than they should.