Barely 48 hours after six people died and dozens were hurt in a horrific accident you unleashed your misspelled bile on Facebook.
The rest of us hugged our kids tight and gave silent thanks that our daily commute to and from work ended with us home for dinner.
“The Ottawa Train vs Bus Crash was Hillarious (sic),” was the name of the page posted.
In my imagination sn i g g e r ing buddies did it from a hidey hole in some parents’ basement, illuminated only by the light of a computer screen wearing stained T-shirts dusted with potato chip crumbs.
“Nothing of value was lost,” was beneath photos of the six victims — a mother, a father, a husband, three sons.
“These are the faces of sinners. The world is now rid of scum.”
“Choo, choo,” was posted merrily, near a photo of a flaming train.
A woman stumbled upon it as she looked for a way to send her condolences to the grieving families of the dead.
“It’s awful, it’s disgusting,” she told me. “I wanted to send good wishes and prayers and thoughts. I was horrified.”
“This is SO sick, may God have mercy on your soul,” she posted in response. “You are a crazy idiot.”
Gregory Mech, who was on the upper deck of bus 76, was horrified when told about the site.
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