Daily Archives: February 15, 2007

Trolley Aftermath

I don’t want to dwell too much further on the Trolley Square shootings. Not to sound insensitive or cold-hearted, because I’m absolutely not, but I find all the public wailing and gnashing of teeth after these random acts of violence overblown, and all the new-agey, namby-pamby talk of “healing” especially annoys me for some reason (I guess I’m a “climb back on the horse and keep riding” kind of guy). Nevertheless, there are a couple of articles in the Trib that I think are worth passing along.

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Gotham West

Man, I live for headlines like this: Batman Sighting Puts Schools on Lockdown.

The short version: a middle-school student in Pheonix, Arizona, saw someone in a Batman costume running across his campus, and authorities responded by locking down three nearby schools for 45 minutes. A reasonable precaution, I’d imagine, since there was probably a lunatic clown in a purple suit somewhere in the area, too…

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