After a horrific massacre such as the one in Newtown, Connecticut, the word “senseless” gets a lively airing.
Telmah Parsa writes from Iran on why many Iranians—including his mother—refuse to accept the horrific video tells the whole truth.
Rather they were ordinary men, who made a series of terrible decisions with horrific consequences.
“We were told his conditions were horrific and inhumane,” one Congressional aid told The Daily Beast.
His mother had worked with Alex, and they were part of the group he was with at the theater that horrific night.
A kind of gray glory enveloped him so that it resembled a steel-cased statue, immense, imposing, horrific in its distant splendor.
She merely sensed that it was red carnage, titanic, horrific.
The ramping and stamping, and roaring and scrambling for room to sit or lie, was horrific.
What happened after that is more obscure and fraught with horrific suggestion.
Quite suddenly they seemed to stand up against the blazing sky, monstrous, horrific, smiting the senses like a blow.