Arizona Shootings Barely Make Cover of New York Daily News


Hey, did you hear about the horrifying bloodbath that happened yesterday in Tucson, which left a congresswoman in critical condition, killed six others, and wounded 13? The shooting that some people are pointing to as a watershed moment in American politics reminiscent of the Oklahoma City bombing? The Daily News did, kinda, but the Jets won, bro! You have to have priorities. Look at today’s Daily News cover:

Not that we expected anything great, but:

The Post manages to outclass, in a manner of speaking:

Behold, everyone, the current state of American discourse! The tragedy’s become either a political pissing match or a side thought below the fist-pumping torso of Nick Folk.

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on January 9, 2011

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