“When Bill Moyers, Keith Olbermann, Mayor Bloomberg, and Rupert Murdoch are all in favor of something—in this case, tougher gun laws—and there’s still no chance of it being enacted, you can rest assured that forces other than reason and partisan politics are involved.” —John Cassidy gives ten reasons America might be crazy: http://nyr.kr/Pfaoyn (via newyorker)
“Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) said Friday that the shootings that took place in an Aurora, Colo. movie theater hours earlier were a result of “ongoing attacks on Judeo-Christian beliefs” and questioned why nobody else in the theater had a gun to take down the shooter.” —
Of course, because a shoot-out in a crowded theater between gun men is definitely the answer to this.
“A breakdown of the types of articles that were shared through search engines, social media and direct traffic and referral traffic shows that readers are not exactly looking for deep insight or analysis. With the exception of a few articles, many of the most popular stories included reports on Snooki, Lindsay Lohan, an artist who turned his dead cat into a helicopter and, of course, lists like “21 Pictures That Will Restore Your Faith in Humanity” —one paragraph that will destroy your faith in humanity all over again (via maura)