Video Games "Link" to Washington Gunman

As if by magic the media leaps to games not guns

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Video Games "Link" to Washington Gunman
Featuring a photograph of Aaron Alexis, the man who killed more than ten people in a highly secure military base in Washington DC this week, playing what we imagine is a Madden football game the UK's Daily Telegraph opts for the headline: "Aaron Alexis: Washington navy yard gunman 'obsessed with violent video games."

You would have thought that someone that 'obsessed' would possibly have lead to the paper gathering at least one photo of him playing a violent video game. Instead it reports, "Alexis, 34, who was shot dead on Monday after killing 13 people at Washington's Navy Yard, also carried a .45 handgun tucked in his trousers with no holster "everywhere he went" because he believed people would try to steal his belongings." But it's games not guns that make the headline.

The lengthy report, which also contorts itself regarding the fact that, "The addiction to violent video games and guns was at odds with his devout commitment to Buddhism, which saw Alexis spending half the day every Sunday meditating at the Wat Busayadhammvanaram temple in Fort Worth, Texas over a period of several year..." appeared online today.

The nearest it comes to actually mentioning this headlining obsession?

"The darker side to Alexis's character saw him playing violent "zombie" video games in his room, sometimes from 12.30pm until 4.30am." Yes, 'sometimes'.

Unbelievably shoddy.


MRXBOX n VAN BC 18 Sep 2013 02:51
Ya and when you get older you require less sleep !
"Monroe Isadore: Police Records Sealed For Shooting Death Of 107-year-old Man"
The 107 years old gunman who went out in a Blaze Of Glory was getting 2 hours of sleep a day . The other 22 hours he was Tactical Training on COD BLK OPS . He used video games as a training Ground FOR GETT'N EVEN WITH DA MAN !!!! LOL !!!! ONLY IN AMERICA !!!! PLZ U PARITIES GO BACK TO SUCKING BIG OIL'S COC TO GET RE-ELECTED , enstead of Making up a new Issue TO CRUSADE !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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