It's going to be another tough week defending the gun culture.
America's latest mass shooting panicked hundreds of shoppers buying presents for the holidays, and it terrorised a city which is a virtual stereotype for the heartland – friendly, overweight, armed to the teeth, and heavily suburbanised.
Apparently Hawkins had recently lost his fulfilling & well paying job at a Mickey D's & been dumped by his girlfriend. Figuring he had "nothing left to life but a pair of glassy eyes," he decided to make himself famous and "go out in style" with a mall shooting.
ahhhh celebrity worship? good thing we live in Europe where there is none of that going on.