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Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Parkland dad uncovers how district enabled deranged student-turned-shooter

After the deadly Feb. 14, 2018, mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., national media focused largely on a handful of student activists, leaving it to victims’ parents to unravel why the slaughter happened. Andrew Pollack, whose daughter, Meadow, was one of the 17 killed, conducted his own investigation to uncover the roots of what he calls the most avoidable mass murder in American history. He and Max Eden are co-authors of “Why Meadow Died: The People and Policies that Created the Parkland Shooter and Endanger America’s Students.” This adapted excerpt, based on never-before-released educational records of the shooter, Nikolas Cruz, shows the Broward County school district knew full well about his obsession with guns and murder — and then let him practice shooting at school.

When staff at Westglades Middle School heard that Nikolas Cruz had committed the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, some couldn’t believe it. The fact that he was a mass murderer wasn’t what surprised them, but rather the fact that he had attended that school.

“How is that possible?” one Westglades educator recalled thinking. “We did our jobs. It took forever, but we got him [to the specialized school] where he needed to go. We couldn’t believe they ever let him into [Douglas].”



Anonymous said...

And that is how the demonrats created school shooters, all with the intent to take away our second amendment rights, Nazi’s at their finest, NEVER vote democrat as long as live people! Wake the freak up!

Anonymous said...

Absolutely sickening

Anonymous said...

I watched the interview with Mr. Pollack and can't even imagine his grief. The political correct in this country should be ashamed; actions speak louder than words. Nikolas Cruz was a very bad person and the authorities did nothing to prevent his actions. Cruz had wilful intent and killed those kids; he used a gun (as opposed to another weapon) to do it.

Anonymous said...

This school created the nutcase David Hogg too!

Anonymous said...

Ok someone please explain to me what a COOL DOWN PASS is? More SNOWFLAKE EXCUSES THAT ARENT SOlVING ANYTHING!!!!!

Anonymous said...

I agree - a cool down pass in my childhood was a slam across the room. You never disrespected authority. Of course I was never slapped. My granddaughter attends school on line. After reading this article everyone should consider it. On line students do have friends - and no they don't miss the home comings or proms.