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In An Astonishing Coincidence, This Breaking Story Appears to Validate Everything I Believe

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The very day of the Virginia Tech massacre, with hardly any hard news in hand, the anti-game crusader Jack Thompson was already trying to hitch his cause to the story. Fox News gives him a platform here. Brian Crecente debunks his claims here.

Eight years ago, I wrote a column that was basically a compilation of dubious, opportunistic explanations for the Columbine killings. I'm starting to get the feeling that I could write a virtually identical roundup about the more recent murders.