Some Men Don’t Need a ‘Why’ :: SteynOnline

The media conventions are pretty much chiseled in concrete by now. If a guy guns down large numbers of people while shouting “Allahu akbar!” don’t worry, it’s a one-off, part of no broader pattern, just a “lone wolf” who succumbed to “workplace violence” #Major Hasan at Fort Hood# or worries about impending foreclosure #the Times Square bomber# or any of the other highly specific, individual, customized circumstances to which card-carrying members of the Amalgamated Union of Lone Wolves are prone. But if a genuine “lone wolf” guns down large numbers of people without shouting “Allahu akbar!” the media herd stampedes to ask the obvious question:

Why?

Source: Some Men Don’t Need a ‘Why’ :: SteynOnline

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