. In Casse You’ve Missed It ‘The Onion’ has republished a grim headline about mass shootings 21 times since 2014 « JO LEE MAGAZINE

WYOMING PUBLIC MEDIA – “‘No Way To Prevent This,’ Says Only Nation Where This Regularly Happens” has been republished 21 times in almost exactly eight years. Its headline has remained the same for every major mass shooting from Isla Vista, Calif., in 2014 to Tuesday’s school shooting in Uvalde, Texas. The main image, and basic facts about the shooting, are updated every time. It always quotes a fictional resident of that state lamenting a tragedy they describe as inevitable: “This was a terrible tragedy, but sometimes these things just happen and there’s nothing anyone can do to stop them,” the person says. ”


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