Overnight, Donald Trump blamed the mentally ill for the shootings at El Paso and Dayton. After analysing every mass shooting since 1966, two doctors would like to have a word.
For his comments made in the wake of the El Paso shooting, Twitter has decided to delete Neil deGrasse Tyson. They now prefer the clued-in diatribes of Smash Mouth.
Once again, America has suffered yet another mass shooting. However, does such horror repeated impact their laws and those who make them?
Current Affairs Wrap: Another US mass shooting, Adani’s mine is almost here, America weaponises “freedom gas”
Well, it’s been a week punctuated by gunshot, a local voyeur peeking at Jupiter and ‘freedom gas’, whatever that happens to be.
Again, extreme violence has punctured the American landscape. But expecting change illustrates a complete ignorance of their history. It repeats, because they allow it to.