If people are making a public statement to the media, then they're doing just that. What's this nonstop reference to "speaking out"? Whether you're hauling your channel-surfing behind out of your LA-Z-BOY or your perfectly tailored suit out of your rolling desk chair, making a public statement is not always a tragic tête-à-tête.
Sometimes people are just saying stuff. That's it.
"There is no god; there is only us. Savage and fragile."