An editorial by Mel Rothenburger.
A DESPICABLE YOUNG MAN jumped his pickup truck onto a sidewalk in London, Ont. last weekend and killed four members of an extended family. A nine-year-old child survived but is in serious condition.
Police say he targeted the family because he hates Muslims. They say he pre-planned his carnage.
Afterward, he pulled into the parking lot of a mall, where he was arrested. An eye witness said he was laughing.
Mel Rothenburger is a former mayor of Kamloops and a retired newspaper editor. He is a regular contributor to CFJC Today, publishes the ArmchairMayor.ca opinion website, and is a director on the Thompson-Nicola Regional District board. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.