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WSJ Columnist Asks if Women Saved by Boyfriends in Aurora Theater Shooting Were Worth It [View all]

Source: New York Observer

WSJ Columnist Asks if Women Saved By Boyfriends in Aurora Theater Shooting Were Worth It

By Steve Huff 2:49am

Wall Street Journal columnist James Taranto’s bad Tuesday night on Twitter is a tale of two tweets. First, Mr. Taranto’s offending post, which started a firestorm. Referring to the three women whose boyfriends saved them from the bullets of a mass murderer in an Aurora, Colorado movie theater on July 20, Mr. Taranto wrote:

I hope the girls whose boyfriends died to save them were worthy of the sacrifice.

— James Taranto (@jamestaranto) July 25, 2012

Yes, the columnist who helms WSJ‘s “Best of the Web Today” waded right in to the fray. The question many responding to his “challenging” tweet asked was why? Why even say such a thing?

Read more: http://observer.com/2012/07/wsj-columnist-asks-if-women-saved-by-boyfriends-in-aurora-theater-shooting-were-worth-it/

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