The Aurora Massacre and the War on Meaning

The Batman massacre by orange-headed defendant James Holmes is a noisy burp following an extended sit-down meal at a buffet-style restaurant in a strip mall of modern philosophy. The fare in the first course is a high-fat all-you-can-eat consumerism with two side dishes — steamed post-modernism and cream-slathered despair. Nestled between is a bun from enriched white flour, largely decorative. The attack that killed 12 and wounded 48 people in an Aurora, Colo., movie theater is forcing Americans Read more […]