We are living in an age of outrage.
“I must confess that it often feels like guilt is now automatically presumed before innocence. Not only do we assume that something we find offensive, triggering, bigoted, misogynistic (trans or otherwise), or in anyway hurtful was intended as such (and authorial intent be damned); we are also willing to go out of our way to find any offensive thing we can.”
In this piece, Jason Morehead (@jasonopus) deftly cobbles together fairly disparate sources to paint a picture of the quick-to-the-draw culture we Americans are developing. The trend is quite startling. However, the piece offers some hope through the example of a woman sharing parenting techniques with those on the other side of the political spectrum.