Will Bunch: A mass shooting in Atlanta stirs the toxic, apocalyptic stew of America after Trump, COVID-19

We don’t know if Robert Aaron Long — a 21-year-old man who boasted on social media of his love for pizza, God and guns — was in the pews at his Crabapple First Baptist Church in Milton, Georgia, on Sunday morning, about 55 hours before he murdered eight people, including six Asian American women, in a killing spree across metro Atlanta. If the Georgia gunman had gone to his church on Sunday, he would have heard his pastor, the Rev. Jerry Dockery, warn his flock not about the earthly traumas of a pandemic or a deeply divided America, but about something much more dramatic: The imminent arrival …

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