Oh no, not again. Multiple killing of innocents by another human being.
Many thousands of words will be written about the shooter's motivations, mental condition, life story, and political/sexual/religious orientation. Thousands more will be written about the prevalence of guns.
Will new insights be gleaned? Will there be agreements about solutions? I think we all know the answer.
Politicians had the good sense to cancel today's rallies and asked their supporters to put politics aside.
President Obama: “There are going to be other days for politics. This, I think, is a day for prayer and reflection.....And what matters at the end of the day is not the small things, it’s not the trivial things which so often consume us in our daily lives. Ultimately it is how we choose to treat one another and how we love one another.”
Governor Romney: “I stand before you today not as a man running for office, but as a father and grandfather, a husband, an American. This is a time for each of us to look into our hearts and remember how much we love one or another, and how much we love and how much we care for our great country,”