Happy Wednesday, interwebs. I don’t know about the rest of you but I’m having one of those weeks were happiness is but a fleeting moment. Just when I think I can be content, BAM, something hits me and tries to convince me otherwise. Monday started terribly and snowballed. Tuesday went well until the end when one unhappy interaction put a pall on my afternoon and evening. Let’s see how today goes though I hope yours is better than my week.
Anyway, enough deep-rooted self-loathing. We’re here on Wednesdays to do the links. Let’s kick things off with Allison Williams.
A new study suggests that extensive media coverage of mass shootings causes more mass shootings. (CNN)
Ben Carson might be one of two Republican frontrunners but for every bit as good as he is at medicine, he’s bad at economics. (Fortune)
And then there are the views held by his church. His denomination believes that the US government will bring about the Antichrist or some such like that. Does it still happen if Carson is President? (The Daily Beast)