They dug up somebody who knew the Aurora shooter, and it turns out that he’s another case where the person seems to have been mentally healthy until after high school. That’s actually pretty common, for certain kinds of schizophrenia and physiological mental illness, including the Arizona shooter.
So instead of saying, “This guy just got sick at a certain time, but before that he was okay,” the interviewer tried to turn a class clown, friend to everybody but not particularly close with anybody, into a “lone wolf.” The whole definition of a “lone wolf” is that he doesn’t hang out with anybody! This isn’t to say that a class clown isn’t likely to have a lot sadness and insecurity. But the whole point of being one is that people want you around!
Do these newspeople even listen to themselves?