When the people who had all the power say the victim forced them to use force ...
Press deploys its worst bureaucratese against Portland's anti-Muslim killer, Constitution-burning mayor

Political comedians divide us with cultural poison: cruelty, contempt, mocking the defenseless.

Required reading. Canonical.

How Late-Night Comedy Fueled the Rise of Trump

Sneering hosts have alienated conservatives and made liberals smug.

By  in The Atlantic.

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Related post, from Whig Out Facebook page:

Why does the Daily Show get so much respect when their pre-taped interviews are just as faked (dishonestly edited) as those videos of Planned Parenthood and Democratic voter-turnouters allegedly were? .... the show absolutely represents that the interviews are genuine; the jokes are all made in response to them, necessarily based on that representation of accuracy. ... (See more)

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