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Analysis: Massacre in Buffalo, NY, further rattles an insecure nation
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Analysis: Massacre in Buffalo, NY, further rattles an insecure nation

But details emerging about the depraved racial motivations of the Buffalo suspect are the latest sign that the country's poisoned politics are not just unable to prevent such evil and the seemingly endless carnage caused by gun violence. They are actively making the situation worse, creating an atmosphere in which Black Americans were gunned down while doing their Saturday shopping. More than half a century since the greatest gains of the civil rights movement and nearly a decade and a half since the election of the first Black President, a growing roster of killings motivated by racial rage -- not just against Black Americans but against Jews and Hispanics as well -- appears to augur a frightening new passage of history in a nation that is internally estranged.This reality set off a day o...