Ed Driscoll

Its Orgin and Purpose, Still a Total Mystery

Yet the gunman and his motive remain an enigma. And there were few clues about what sort of defense Major Hasan, a 40-year-old Army psychiatrist, would mount in the face of such overwhelming evidence.”

— “At Hearing on Fort Hood Attack, Few Clues” offered by the New York Times this past Friday. It was spotted by blogger “Uncle Meat”, who dubs this a clear case of “Journalistic Malpractice.”

(H/T: Small Dead Animals, who’s not waiting for the asteroid; meanwhile, Matt Welch wishes newspapers would simply cut to the chase.)