Society & Culture
Leid Stories—Mass Murder, Thoughts and Prayers, and Life Goes On?—02.26.18
The students, faculty and administrators of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., are expected to put in a full day today. It’s the first day since an ex-student with an array of discipline and mental-health went on a killing spree at the school problems on Valentine’s Day, killing 17 and injuring dozens more with a military-style assault rifle.
Politicians and officials were quick to offer up “thoughts and prayers” in the immediate aftermath of the tragedy—which was warned about a month before it happened—but now everyone is expected to return to school and resume life as if nothing happened.
On so many levels, says Leid Stories, this is unacceptable and wrong.
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