Charlotte Allen: This massacre might not have happened if some manly men were working at the school rather than weak, helpless women.
Jim Daly: The massacre was horrible, but it’s Christmas!
Anthony Daniels: The problem is that people think they deserve to be happy. Also, psychology is bullshit.
Charles A. Donovan: It was all downhill from A Clockwork Orange for our culture.
David French: Trying to create policy solutions to avoid tragedies like this is pointless, because we are meant to suffer like Job.
Roger Kimball: Evil. Man, I don’t know.
Thomas Lickona: There are so many possible causes for this tragedy – like freely available guns, or the interference of demons – that we cannot truly ever know why it happened.
Emily Stimpson: Free will is part of God’s plan and Jesus loves us.
Heather MacDonald: School shootings are so rare that policy proposals may be overreactions. Therefore, we should study the problem more because we do not have enough data yet.
Father Gerald Murray: The massacre was horrible, but it’s Christmas!
Michael Pakaluk: We should all give thanks that we haven’t gone on a mass killing spree.