Just Let Me Hate One Thing at a Time, Please

We live in an age of instantaneous outrage, in which we can no longer express displeasure with one reprehensible act unless we express equal displeasure with ALL morally reprehensible acts. We – particularly those of us in the Twitterverse – pounce on injustice like Boss Hogg on a honey-glazed ham. Then others pounce on us because we chose the ham and not their pet object of derision and moral outrage. Continue reading