Here we go again. Thanks to the sniper attacks, there has been a recent wave of “me too”-ism reminiscent of the thrity million people who saw the plane slam into the Pentagon on September 11th. Now obviously this is nothing that I can write about to any degree, but I am getting tired of it already. I remember one commentator last year talking about how long it would take for us to revert back to our pre-9-11 mentality. Not too long, unfortunately. . .

Will: My neice was in Doswell during the Ashland attack

Will: My cousin was in the next restaurant at the time of the attack. write my essay in 6 hours will writing service barclays bank enter mental health research paper watch viagra repacement free college research paper non prescription celias attorney blindness viagra case study format in social work source site help to do my assignmemt writing a persuasive essay ap world history 2011 sample essays click here finasteride, msd cheap essays proofreading for hire cialis sutter creek see url esl masters custom essay samples go to site business plan writers site ca need help writing business plan cialis y dolor muscular academic essay writing help Shaun: My uncle’s father’s sister’s cousin’s roommate was eating lunch near a white van in Eureka during the World Series (wtf?!)

Shaun: Who cares where your family was? You people are worse than the sympathy whores after 9-11. . .

Mom: Shaun, I bet if you were sitting next door in the restaurant, we’d be hearing about it though!!! Too close to home, is too close to home.

jason: here here, mom. Shaun, don’t be an ass, mister “I saw the plane head towards the Pentagon”

jason: really, I see will’s comments more as concern for his family who happened to be in close proximity than an attempt to say “COOL!!!!!”

Shaun: Imagine how the *real* victims feel when you people piggyback and oprah-fy what they are going through. Disgusting. . .

Shaun: That’s reality – someone’s distant relative being in the area is crap. It’s a cheap attempt by people to identify with something that’s not even theirs.

Do I sound angry? You bet I do.

Enough is enough. How many people have to die or experience real trauma before we quit trying to identify with every tragedy?

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