You’re already getting over the Virginia Tech shooting, aren’t you? Heck, after Oklahoma City and Columbine and the thing in Minnesota and that bit of work at the Amish school, I’ll bet you’re getting a little numb to all of this, aren’t you? After all, cable TV and the Internet and talk radio and every other yak outlet on the planet have already worn this story down to a nub, right? Isn’t it time to move on to the next shiny thing that attracts your eyes?
Stop. Take a breath. Count to 10. Ask yourself if you’re becoming a little too accustomed to horror.