This is one of them posts that is very hard for me to write. I remember this tragic event, I watched it play out on live TV at the time.
Here are some clips from the ABC TV 20/20 show that aired last night:
I would like to think Diane Sawyer for handling this interview without coming off sounding like some anti-gun flaming liberal. Diane also handling this with the grace and professionalism that is sorely missing in the media today. Klebold’s Mother should not be blamed for what happened with her son. Mental illness is something that can hit anyone. Guns were simply the tool, if they had not used them, they would have used something else.
I could never imagine the literal and proverbial hell that this woman has been through. She says she does not believe in evil. Well, I must disrespectfully disagree with that. I really do not think that these guys were just evil young men; they were mentally ill young people, who were overlooked by the experts and ended up committing a horrible act of violence.
The unfortunate part about this entire situation, is that the political left in this Country; has used this situation and others like it; to attempt to exert strict gun laws and control on this Country —- none of which would have prevented this tragic event or any others like it since. It is has become a bit of a Cliché on the right — but it is absolutely true — Guns do not kill people, people kill people.
If these young man were going to kill people, they would have used other means, if the guns were not available. Are we going to ban knives? Are we going to ban cars? Are we going to be everything that can be potentially used as a weapon?
Of course not.
Still… one has to feel sorry or dare I say — Pity? For a woman that will go to her grave knowing that her son committed such acts towards people. It is a hell that will follow her to the grave — and that is a hell, that I would wish upon no one.
God be with her and the Harris family and with the family of the victims.
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