Vail Daily column: Spin doctors ruling the airwaves

By Edward Stoner

Why do so many groups waste our time attempting to put positive spins on such negative situations?I mean, seriously, what is the actual point?All of the “lipstick on a pig” metaphors mean diddly unless we, as a national consciousness, are willing to understand the truth behind the make-believe curtain of goodness that we all pretend, more often than not, actually exists.We take yet another mass murder of completely innocent individuals and within seconds are spun conclusions — fact-based or not — as to why and how the murders occurred and who, whom or what is to blame.Reality plays no role …

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