It’s nearly impossible to find a silver lining on the cloud that currently hangs over Colorado. President Obama, in his weekly address, said that if there is one thing to take away from the Colorado shooting, it’s a “reminder that life is fragile.”
“Our time here is limited and it is precious. And what matters in the end are not the small and trivial things which often consume our lives. It’s how we choose to treat one another, and love one another. It’s what we do on a daily basis to give our lives meaning and to give our lives purpose. That’s what matters. That’s why we’re here.”
The President, along with Mitt Romney and several other politicians, released statements yesterday after the shooting mourning the loss of the 12 victims and praying for the survival of the wounded.
In his weekly address, the President said that the shooting spree at the movie theater in Aurora, Colorado, was an act of senseless evil.
“Even as we come to learn how this happened and who’s responsible, we may never understand what leads anyone to terrorize their fellow human beings. Such evil is senseless — beyond reason. But while we will never know fully what causes someone to take the life of another, we do know what makes that life worth living.”
Here is President Obama’s weekly address.
What did you think of the President’s speech about the tragic shooting in Colorado?