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There was a little kerfuffle in downtown Austin early this morning, resulting in several people being rushed to the hospital:
This is just one more incident in the parade of atrocities occurring in Demoncrat-run cities throughout the country, and will be quickly forgotten. Heck, this wouldn’t even make the news in Baltimore or Chicago. This sort of thing used to be pretty rare here, but that appears to be changing. I’m sure the city council cutting the police budget has nothing to do with it. Why, The UT Football News never even mentions that in the story linked above.
Because, of course, the reason is guns. Some random snippets from the story:
“But what we have seen in recent months and over the last year or so is an increase in gun violence,” he said, “and so this is just emblematic of that, it continues, and it’s something we’re trying to work to decrease.”
If guns are the real problem, what has changed in the last year, in regard to guns, to make it so much worse?
Yeah, those “prevention, intervention” programs work well. My favorite “prevention, intervention” program is having cops on the streets who aren’t afraid of hassling criminals.
The best part of the story is the editor’s note at the very end:
Editor’s note: Police have only released a vague description of the suspected shooter as of Saturday morning. The Austin American-Statesman is not including the description as it is too vague at this time to be useful in identifying the shooter and such publication could be harmful in perpetuating stereotypes. If more detailed information is released, we will update our reporting.
Let’s see how many of you can guess what that vague description entails.Published in