Sunday, January 12, 2014

Hating On Command

Angry on command: on media and the existence of gay people:
The words "Duck Dynasty" used to refer to a mildly funny TV show, but now most Americans think of it as a reality TV show about a reality TV show — a conservative media circus designed to normalize, advance, and profit from bigotry toward gay people. It seems there is nothing that makes a consumer of conservative media products more angry than a reminder that hatred is going out of style. For this reason, and others, they are willing to hate on command. All they need is a signal from their radio or TV...

1 comment:

Alessandro Machi said...

lol, I thought this was another "Benghazi" story.
Benghazi. I think eventually Benghazi will come to mean some type of yell in the U.S. vernacular.