Ever since Ben Carson made comments in a recent interview where he said that if involved in an active shooter situation, he would actually make an attempt to defend himself instead of being a sitting duck for a shooter, he has been excoriated by the mainstream press for not being a victim. However, training provided by professionals for this exact scenario tell you to do exactly what Carson said he would do - defend yourself.
As a parent, one of the most heart wrenching things you can go through in life is the loss of a child, and no less traumatizing for the parent is when this loss is by suicide. However, there are some in the media that feel no compunction in using a situation like this to take political shots at a person if he holds different views politically, especially if the parent is a politician. This callousness was exemplified recently by Indy Week reporter Jane Porter.