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January 16, 2011

"If we feel that civility in public discourse is going to take away mass shootings we are mistaken,"

“It is vital at this point to focus discussion not on his agenda but on the heroism of those who saved lives and the utter meaninglessness and sadness of the deaths of those he murdered. I will mention his name as little as possible and would urge the responsible press to follow suit. Let others not identify with the attention he is gaining from nothing more than his capacity to ruin life around him.” -- Dr. Michael Welner, Forensic Psychiatrist at NYU viaThe Iconoclast

Posted by Vanderleun at January 16, 2011 7:56 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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It shows that the faster you go with your narrative, the quicker you get beclowned. The speed of the information flow actually calls for the slower response - to permit the pertinent information to percolate through.

"I don't know yet" is a grown-up, adult, response. Really, it is. And Mrs. Palin comes out as being the adult, almost as if she has had to answer questions from children before...

Posted by: Mikey NTH at January 18, 2011 7:11 PM

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