Former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee, a man with a popular FOX TV show and who has been on the periphery of becoming a presidential or vice-presidential candidate for years, had this so say about the Connecticut slayings:
"We ask why there is violence in our schools, but we have systematically removed God from our schools. Should we be so surprised that schools would become a place of carnage?"
This is one reason why I have disdain for religion. Christianity, the religion I was raised around, has never made one iota of sense to me because it's based on a whole lot of magic thinking like this, even if it has—as all religions do—some appealing and sensible components.