It’s made the news — of course. It was designed to, the which itself is no news; Trump has long made a habit of doing something obnoxiously distracting on a divisive issue whenever it suits him. We, apparently knowing no better, follow right along with him.
Because this was so evidently staged, I’d planned to give the entire issue a miss. I mislike being manipulated. The topic is nothing I’m particularly expert at; moreover, it’s not a subject with which our society as a whole is even comfortable enough to have developed (more…)