An unnamed gunman has murdered more than twenty people, mostly children, at an elementary school in Connecticut.
According to CNN, yet another mass shooting has broken out, this time in Newtown, Connecticut and this time, horribly, targeting young children.
At this time, it appears that the shooter entered Sandy Hook Elementary School with two handguns, shot at least two staff members and at least ten children, and is dead.
The total number of victims is said to be more than twenty, which would make this one of the top two or three deadliest mass shootings of this year. That is way more context for random massacres than a remotely sane society ought to have. Already, forces are mobilizing to politicize this nightmarish tragedy, a struggle that will play out with depressing predictability over the coming weeks, unless media attention is drawn away by something even worse.
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