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September 25, 2013

The kids are not alright

(Continued)

Lockport Union-Sun & Journal — In a mall in Kenya, 67 people lost their lives. There was no 24-hour coverage on CNN and there was no attempt by the media to glorify these killers, as is the custom. I guess that, unless it happens in the United States or Russia, it really isn’t worth covering.

In the meantime, a bunch of adults acting like four-year-olds in Washington, D.C. are going to hold their breath and kick their feet until someone gives them a lollypop. I’m going back to bed. Someone wake me when this country is no longer embarrassing.

George N Root III is a Lockport resident and completely sick of politics. His column appears every Wednesday, even during a government shutdown. He can be reached at georgeroot@verizon.net. R.I.P. Kenyan mall victims. The American media couldn't be bothered to say it, so I will.

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