“Two teenagers were under arrest Sunday on suspicion of killing another teen for his iPod portable music player, police said. The boys were facing charges of murder, robbery and weapons possession in the death of 15-year-old Christopher Rose, police said,” The Associated Press reports. “Rose and three friends were accosted by a group of young men Saturday evening in Brooklyn, police said. Members of the group demanded Rose’s iPod and stabbed him twice in the chest when he resisted.”
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MacDailyNews Take: It isn’t the iPod, just like it wasn’t the Nike Air Jordans that people were murdered over in years past. Some people are desperate. Some people are stupid. Some people are jealous, evil, vicious, sad, pitiful, selfish or any number of things all rolled into one. Throw the book at them. And throw it hard, so that others who have no self-worth and therefore do not value the lives of others might think twice before attempting such wasteful, ignorant acts. Neglectful parents, meanwhile, should get to work instilling self-worth into their children. Others would probably serve the world best by concentrating on making our french fries crispy and hot and by not having children that they’re incapable of raising properly.