Passing the Buck: A Rhetorical analysis of Marilyn Manson’s “Columbine who’s fault is it”

After the 1999 school shootings in Littleton Colorado, Marilyn Manson wrote “Columbine: whose fault is it” when his music was blamed for the massacre on April 20, 1999, at Columbine High School leaving 12 students and 1 teacher dead, Manson a hard rock singer wrote “Columbine: Whose fault is it” in answer to these accusations. His claim is that people are responsible for their own actions, that pop-culture, music, and film should not be used to hang blame.

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