by Leslee Kulba
Wild West blogger
As an argument against groupthink, I would recommend consideration of the news commentary following mass murder rampages, which have become quite the fad in this country. Following the shootings at Jewish places of worship Sunday, reporters sought a group to explain the gunman’s motives. Whether or not statistics argue strongly the case that those who go on shooting sprees harbor “ties to” a group blatantly espousing bias against other groups, or that news peddlers create sensation amongst blind followers by arguing that case; groupthink gets a bad rap.