The politicians on both side of the aisle will take opportunities to add political arguments to the tragedy in Connecticut. Gun control, violence in video games and the state of our mental health system will be front and center for the next couple of weeks.
I’m not here to say that our country doesn’t need healthy debate on these issues and others, I’m just saying that all these issues have nothing to do with the underlining problem that was the cause of this horrific tragedy.
What is this underlining problem? Evil! Yes it is that simple and that complex. Evil is with us, it has always been with us and it always will be with us.
The full version of this column is now only available in Doug Giles’ book, “Sandy Hook Massacre: When Seconds Count, The Police Are Minutes Away”.