As I worked on a critical analysis of last Tuesday’s debate for class, Microsoft Word marked the name “Obama” as a mispelling. As I went to add it to the dictionary, I couldn’t help but notice the number one suggestion: Osama. Needless to say, you fail MSword.
“But things got worse on Saturday, when 17-year-old Shaun Dykes climbed on to the roof of the Westfield shopping centre in Derby and threatened to throw himself off. For three hours afterwards trained negotiators tried to talk him down, but their efforts were destroyed when people in the crowd that had gathered below decided to egg him on. Amid cries of “Go on, jump!” and “how far can you bounce?” Shaun hurtled the 60 feet to his death. Then, as if their callous indifference to this young man’s life wasn’t enough, members of the baying mob rushed forwards and took pictures of his broken body with their mobile phones.”—