The complete saturation of coverage of the Boston Marathon bombing falls in line with historic trends on how we overemphasize terrorist actions while minimizing more deadly and frequent causes of death and injury.
There are more than 30,000 gun fatalities a year in the U.S., while terrorism fatalities have totaled about 3,400 since 1970. Despite this, we'll do anything to stop acts of terror while we let the NRA kill meaningful gun control legislation.
Chris Hayes digs in.
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