Sunday, April 21, 2013
Violence in America
President Obama wondered: "Why did these young men who grew up and studied here as part of our communities and our country resort to such violence?" And everyone looks to their background for answers. But the United States is rife with violence at home and perpetrates a great deal of violence abroad. "These young men" might well have learned some of what they know about violence precisely as a result of "growing up and studying here."