Two Important Points about the Aurora Shooting

The horrific shooting in Colorado has been so extensively analyzed that there’s almost nothing left to say. Almost. There are two issues that should be getting more attention.

First, we need to acknowledge that three of the victims were men who used their own bodies to protect their girlfriends. We’re going to hear a lot over the next months and years about how males are violent, but it’s important that we not forget that men are also heroic (far more often than they’re violent). Without giving a second thought to their own safety, Jon Blunk, Matt McQuinn and Alex Teves gave their lives so the women they loved could live.

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Seriously, Geraldo? Wearing a hoodie puts a target on your back?

I’ve never considered Geraldo Rivera to be a particularly good journalist. But now he’s hit a new lows. And given the abysmally low level of the other garbage Geraldo has produced, that’s saying something.

So now he steps into the middle of the Travon Martin shooting controversy by actually saying, on “Fox and Friends,” “… I think the hoodie is as much responsible for Trayvon Martin‘s death as much as George Zimmerman was.”

Geraldo Rivera speaks on "Fox and Friends"

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