I disagree with a lot of what writers here but hard to avoid this conclusion
We had a national fabricated outrage cycle about flag shoes. It’s time to talk about our manufactured scandal problem.
"It’s hard to avoid the conclusion that cultural and political scandals erupt now even in the absence of a critical mass of offended parties. Indeed, the scandal often precedes the offense."
My latest, on our manufactured moment: One Man’s Scandal
It’s hard to avoid the conclusion that cultural and political scandals erupt now even in the absence of a critical mass of offended parties. Indeed, the scandal often precedes the offense.