Commenting on the Critics with Simon Columb...
It comes as no surprise that, in the wake of the horrendous tragedy in Newtown, there are groups of people who will blame the entertainment industry – and indeed the NRA has waded in with its opinion. A transcript from the NRA Conference reads...
"Through vicious, violent video games with names like Bulletstorm, Grand Theft Auto, Mortal Kombat and Splatterhouse. And here’s one: it’s called Kindergarten Killers. It’s been online for 10 years. How come my research department could find it and all of yours either couldn’t or didn’t want anyone to know you had found it? Then there’s the blood-soaked slasher films like American Psycho and Natural Born Killers that are aired like propaganda loops on "Splatterdays" and every day, and a thousand music videos that portray life as a joke and murder as a way of life. »
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