I ran across this picture on the net and was struck by the complete wrongness of it all:

South Carolinian newspaper Rock Hill Herald

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The photograph at the top of this newspaper page (from the South Carolina Rock Hill Herald) is of students fleeing from Shady Hook Elementary School after the tragic shootings that occurred there. The photograph at the bottom of the newspaper page is an advertisement for a Holiday sale at a local gun store. We won’t even go into why Santa is pushing guns this Christmas.

The paper has since offered an apology for this insensitive ad placement, saying that the page layout decision had been made the day before the Shady Hook tragedy took place.

Ah, American capitalism, remember –  those guns represent jobs and those jobs represent money so that people can purchase the good things in life for their children who can go to good schools where those guns….