The Arizona shootings: What a difference a week makes
Last Sunday's page-one NYT story
: "Bloodshed Puts New Focus on Vitriol in Politics." Today's Sunday page-one NYT story
: "Looking Behind the Mug-Shot Grin of an Accused Killer." ... It took them a while. But, finally, the focus is on the right person: The shooter. The past week wasn't exactly the national media's finest hour.Update
-- P.J. O'Rourke
recalls the same "Bloodshed Puts New Focus on Vitriol in Politics" headline. ... Remember: The piece was written within hours of the shooting and published the next day, less than 24 hours after the attack, when so much was still unknown.