There is (some) hope . . . At least one of the media outlets picked up on this opinion:
Mental Health Expert Says Shooter Was Trying to Attempt Immortality; Showing Clips Validates His Delusions
Welner believes that instead of offering insight, these videos merely offer validation of delusional behavior.
"I think that's very important for the viewing audience to understand. This is not him. These videos do not help us understand him. They distort him. He was meek. He was quiet. This is a PR tape of him trying to turn himself into a Quentin Tarantino character," Welner said. "This is precisely why this should not be released."