We live in an unfortunate age of manufactured outrage and faux indignation.
Several recent episodes make that abundantly clear. And they also show why the American public, increasingly, is so disillusioned with their country’s politics that they’ve tuned out and turned over control to the fringes.
First, of course, was the folderol over Chick-Fil-A.
Did the restaurant chain’s chief operating officer say homosexuals are condemned to a fiery hell? Did he put on a hood, light a cross and hang someone?