marked by or arousing an immoderate or unwholesome interest or desire;Pornography:
the depiction of acts in a sensational manner so as to arouse a quick intense emotional reactionThere can be no excuse for this wallowing in the death of Al-Zarqawi. We should be intelligent enough to see this for what it is, an assualt on our better selves. To be gleeful at death is the crassest of emotions.
On the Today Show they ran this picture over and over and had 15-20 minutes of commentary. This has only been surpassed by missing white girls (over a year later) or Duke-lacrosse-hooker-rape. Or, their most common rerun, the great sexual predator sting.
This technique has been honed to perfection by our overlords. Our conservative religious gurus like Mel Gibson have it in their bloodstream. The sanctification of violence. This:
Is the direct precursor of this: