reaction

  1. Romney supporters filled Sports Authority Field at Mile High in Denver to watch votes roll in Tuesday night, while Obama supporters took to Boulder Theater.

  2. It’s awful. It’s despicable. It’s evil. It’s tragic. It’s heartbreaking. It’s infuriating. But the mass murder at the Colorado movie theater is not … shocking.

    Not anymore.

    If anything, the most shocking aspect of a horrific incident like the Aurora shootings is that horrific incidents like this are no longer shocking.

    I was looking at a list – a very long list – of mass shooting in the United States since 1999, which is not that long ago.

    I’m ashamed to say there are incidents on the list that I did not remember.

    — Arizona Republic columnist E.J. Montini

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