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'Thoughts and prayers' for Las Vegas victims not enough

There is, by now, a grim routine to all of this.

That's how frequently it happens, how unremarkable it has become in America for some lunatic with a gun to shoot up a public place: we have evolved a script for it. Take Sunday night's massacre in Las Vegas -- at least 59 people dead, over 525 wounded -- as an example.

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