Archive for October, 2017

Semantic Subterfuge – an AL perspective on the Las Vegas Massacre

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

Camille Marino
October 3, 2017

On Sunday night, a 64-year old white male named Stephen Paddock opened fire at the Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. The current human wreckage stands at 59 people dead and another 527 injured. We know that Paddock was a retired accountant with no criminal record, a licensed pilot, and pictures of him at an anti-Trump rally suggest he was not a right-wing fascist. There is no known motive for what the media is universally labeling “the worst mass shooting in American history.”

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