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Commentary: Shootings tragic, but not on the rise
Sep. 20, 2013 7:17 AM   |

Emergency personnel respond to Monday's shooting at the Washington Navy Yard in Washington, D.C. A military contractor armed with a shotgunkilled 12 civilian employees at the Navy Yard before police fatally shot him.

Emergency personnel respond to Monday’s shooting at the Washington Navy Yard in Washington, D.C. A military contractor armed with a shotgun killed 12 civilian employees at the Navy Yard before police fatally shot him. / Manuel Balce Ceneta / AP
Written by James Alan Fox

“Yet another mass shooting,” lamented President Obama on Monday before giving a speech marking the fifth anniversary of the financial crisis. Meanwhile, the cable news channels featured wall-to-wall coverage of the D.C. Navy Yard massacre, complete with eyewitness interviews and telestrator-aided analysis of how the events had unfolded. . .

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