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Monday, November 21, 2005

Text Assault

What a strange aspect of modern society.

Tiffany Robison, Maldonado's former girlfriend, said in an interview broadcast Monday on ABC's ``Good Morning America'' that he sent her a text message shortly before noon reading: ``Today is the day that the world will know my anger.''

She said he also contacted her during the standoff.
--Reports Cite Mall Shooting Suspect's Anger

The man who was just apprehended in Tacoma for taking hostages in a mall was apparently text messaging with his ex-girlfriend. What's the right emoticon for that? As our culture gets more and more information on demand, clearly some of that text will take on a creepy angle.

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