Too much information

January 2, 2013 

DEBBIE BACHTEL, Pasco

I heard a news report about the tragedy in Connecticut that utterly and completely disgusted me. What has happened to humanity that we feel the need to dwell on all the sordid details? How can a reporter think it is newsworthy to ask what the victims were wearing, what kind of gun was used or how many times they were shot for God's sake!

Are we so detached from the horror to think that anyone would be interested in that bit of information?! I, for one, am certainly not and I would be very interested to see how the reporter would feel if one of those angels were her son or daughter and someone asked those questions.

They died needlessly and painfully. As a parent and grandparent, that hurts my heart, my whole being. Enough already -- let them rest in peace!

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