Aurora Theater Shooting

Ten most offensive pop-culture reactions to the Aurora theater shooting

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4. Ignorant asides Along with purposeful statements that "James Holmes is cute," the Internet has welcomed both unfortunate accidents and botched intentions all across the media sphere. Take the above Tweet from @celebboutique, which has since been removed and replaced with an apology. In another separate case of many, Wall Street Journal writer James Taranto Tweeted, "I hope the girls whose boyfriends died to save them were worthy of the sacrifice." 3. James Holmes memes Much debate has been aimed at the repercussions of naming Holmes in media reports; Westword has continued to do so since the beginning. Along with that name comes a shortlist of recurring images that have been re-approriated in shocking attempts at humor. The memes that join them are endless -- and dark.

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