The shooting in Navy Yard, Washington D.C., on Sept. 17 that took the lives of 12 and injured eight others was both tragic and terrifying. Unfortunately, mass shootings like this one have also become an all-to-familiar way of American life. Watch Rachel Maddow explain why it hasn’t always been that way and uncover an alarming trend at 5:20.
Seems like shooting people, getting shot, and gawking at those involved is America’s new favorite pastime. What a sad state we are in. We have far surpassed what the Second Amendment intended — we’ve allowed gun-crazed assholes to control the situation for far too long (in the name of “freedom” and “patriotism”, naturally) and it’s time to do something!