June 8, 2013

SO I JUST WATCHED AN NYC LOCAL NEWS STORY (PIX 11 NEWS) ON THE SANTA MONICA SHOOTING, and they never mentioned the shooter’s name, which is John Zawahri. Instead they spent a lot of time talking about guns.

UPDATE: A reader emails: “I don’t know how significant the ‘Middle Eastern’ness of the last name really is. Most Arabs in America are Christian. The first names of the brothers ‘John’ and ‘Chris’ are not very Islamic.”

Yeah, but the point is what the press doesn’t think we should know.

ANOTHER UPDATE: Santa Monica gunman had past mental issues, police sources say. Typical. Also typical is that not much was done, even though apparently everyone saw him as a powderkeg.

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