A few members of the GOP sprinted to find a convenient scapegoat for the deaths of 29 innocent human beings. Video games are the problem, according to House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy and Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick. Those dudes sure are smart. After all, what could be more deadly than shooting fake guns at fake people in a simulated environment?
We now live in a time when school shootings happen so often that we don’t wonder if there will be another one; we only wonder if there will be another one today.
We know there are rapists among them and mass murderers and drug dealers. We’ve seen it time and again. We can’t continue to give them the presumption of innocence when so many of them are guilty.