Many would likely say that it doesn’t matter. But I think that the answer could suggest some revealing things about how our mass media provides us with information that is accepted as truth while not necessarily being factual.
or the government for that matter…or both.
In the Sandy Hook outrage, it came out that Adam Lanza tried to buy guns legally but what was turned down, which if true, makes one wonder why they man wasn’t at least investigated if not arrested for the attempt.
The problem: Apparantly, this never happened. At least that’s the claim being made by the local government. This leaves you with the following uncomfortable possibilities.
A) The media got it right and Adam Lanza…a legally disqualified buyer…did in fact try to buy weapons but was turned down, and the local government is trying to cover up a spectacular and ultimately grisly mistake,
B) The Media just made it up whole cloth out of nothing more then rumour and innuendo, or
C) A sick combination of both (A) and (B).
After all, we all just know that the news media and the government would never lie, cover up mistakes, or come to conclusions without first knowing all the facts, right????
Don’t forget, these are the same people who claim to know better then us “Little people” and who want us to trust them.