22 October 2014

No, Not "Workplace Violence"

I'm watching CBC coverage of the shooting in Ottawa. Peter Mansbridge, chief anchor of The National news program, was interviewing a police officer about details of the shooting.  I am still amazed - Mansbridge managed to ask him if this mornings shootings were terrorism, without actually using the word "terrorism". He couched the question along the lines of - were these attacks related to the attack in Quebec. Really?! You can't ask the basic question - "Was this a terrorist attack?" No, guess not. A-ma-zing.

Just another thought. The shooting at the National War Memorial was significant. It's like shooting the soldiers watching over the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. It's a spit in our face - our honored dead don't matter.

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