Lauf’s kitty litter silliness is part of a long American tradition
Tuesday, Oct 4, 2022 - Posted by Rich Miller
Go read the rest. Yuck.
* Sometimes this stuff is mostly just amusing, like when TV news showed up in a little Utah town my family lived in for a couple of years because rumors were flying that “Devil worshipers” were holding late-night ceremonies on our airport’s runway.
Sometimes it’s harmful, like the day-care sex-abuse moral panic which swept the nation for years.
Remember the people who were completely freaked out a couple of years ago about widespread rumors that Antifa was going to invade their Downstate town?
I’m not sure how to effectively counter this crud because a large percentage of our country’s population and the folks who bring us the news are so eagerly gullible. And, of course, it’s Halloween month, which seems to bring out the kookie in all of us.