The monstrous murder of babies? Come on. We were told that Kermit Gosnell’s trial was a “local crime” story. Why care about the murder of newborns when a 19-year-old hunter’s Facebook photos can fuel the outrage machine? Besides, there were other things to worry about.
Judging by this week’s breathless national headlines about Kendall Jones, hunting African wildlife is a bigger deal than snipping the spines of helpless babies. “Real reporters” know best, right?