The media is missing the point in its sympathetic coverage of white male killers, the biggest threat to women, people of color, Muslims, Jews, LGBTQ people … all of us.
Stephen Paddock is not the first monster to live among us. So let's stop acting like white male violence is unusual.
The GOP thrives on stoking fears of the American public. And with the Orlando tragedy, they can conveniently hide their homophobia behind Islamophobia.
Don't humanize the killer of nine Black victims by trying to understand his motivation. He told you with his actions. Now, let's get in a real conversation and confront our own racism.