News Anchor Compares Shooting to "Breaking Bad"

Not quite as tasteless as the CEO of AIG comparing its bonus controversy to lynchings, but a news anchor was criticized for comparing Philadelphia shootings to the TV series "Breaking Bad."

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Either really insensitive-or perhaps a bit dense-Evans replied with this general tweet and repeated it as a reply to a few naysayers:

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It didn't take long for Twitter joksters to create #JoyceEvansTweets:

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Discussion Starters:

  • What's your view of the reaction? Are people just too insensitive?
  • How does the #JoyceEvansTweets help or hurt the situation?
  • Write a more appropriate tweet response (an apology) of Evans' behalf.