I hate the fact that I know the name of the guy who killed John Lennon.
Like a lot of people, I cried when I heard that somebody killed John Lennon. Within 24 hours, the name of the killer was plastered all over every single media outlet. Before he shot John Lennon, he was virtually unknown. The next day, his name was nearly as famous as the man he killed. That's just plain wrong.
History books are full of the names of people who are famous just because of their crimes, including the guy who shot Ronald Reagan specifically because he wanted to be famous. That's sick. He got what he wanted.
Then there's Waco, Columbine, and countless terrorist groups who would remain nameless if the media didn't give them attention. I cold go on and on, but the key point here that th... [More]
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