A Perfect Storm of America's Flaws

Hours after her surgery, U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords fights for her life in an Arizona hospital.  At last count, six of the twelve people shot outside a Tucson grocery store have died. A nine year old girl is among those murdered in this bizarre, senseless incident.  Over the next few days, I know we’ll learn more about the shooter’s motives. We’ll talk about the other acts of violence directed at Giffords because of her stance on the Health Care bill and we’ll shake our collective head over the startling lack of tolerance and restraint in today’s political process....more