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Submission + - VT Massacre - Blaming Video Games Commences

Trails writes: Predictably, Jack Thompson is already blaming the VT massacre on video games [youtube.com]. In the video, Foxnews described JT as a "school shooting expert", before allowing him to rhyme off a littany of false or misleading claims about previous school shootings and how video games were the underlying factor of each. Kotaku.com has posted an article dissecting JT's claims here.

Elsewhere, Gamepolitics.com has posted a story about Dr. Phil blaming the massacre on video games while appearing on Larry King's show. His claim amounts to "video games can set off psychopaths", essentially taking as given the pre-condition that someone is a psychopath.

"A mind is a terrible thing to have leaking out your ears." -- The League of Sadistic Telepaths

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