“There is no love for innocence in this gory time. Protect your heart from the hurt, because they think they are right and they in their putrid tabloid righteousness will do this crime again. And get away with it”: Trinidadian blogger Attillah Springer shares her views on the decision of a local newspaper to publish the photo of an infant killed in a car crash.
What is even more sad is that despite the horrid photo, there has been no introspection by Trinidad and Tobago society regarding the fact that the photo *could* be taken. That it *could* be published.
That this was all possible because of a lack of law enforcement, a lack of society policing itself.
Sure, it was in poor taste. But so was everything that lead to that photo in the first place.
“But”, they responded, “if we burn Newsday on the Cross, everything will be OK.”
Can I get an ‘Amen’?