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12 January 2011

Toronto Star (Ontario)

Everyone is trying to draw political lessons from the shooting of Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords. Other than the obvious — that in a nation where any loon can own high-powered weaponry people will be shot — I'm not sure there are any. True, the political atmosphere in America (and, to a much lesser extent, in Canada) is harsh. True also that right-wing cable channels like Fox News amplify such toxicity. But those who find this novel forget their... (

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