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Armageddon, U.S.A.: Because Nobody Cares About ‘Social Issues’ Anymore

Posted on | July 26, 2013 | 61 Comments

First, the headlines:

Amanda Bynes — Doctors Win Bid
to Keep Her in Psych Ward


Sydney Leathers Details Being At Center
Of Anthony Weiner Sexting Scandal

Inside Edition

Weiner Had at Least 13 Sexting Partners
— 3 After He Left Congress

American Power

Four More Women Accuse Filner
KPBS-TV, San Diego

San Diego mayor to seek therapy
for ‘inexcusable’ behavior

The Hill

Democratic Party officials ask
San Diego Mayor Bob Filner to quit

Los Angeles Times

Obama Says Vietnamese Dictator
Inspired by Founding Fathers

Fox News

Miley Cyrus … POSES NUDE

Now, the serious commentary: These are not the disease, these are merely symptoms of the disease, and the pattern is not coincidental.

Why has Amanda Bynes gone crazy? Why is Sydney Leathers being treated like a celebrity? Why can’t Anthony Weiner remember how many women he “sexted”? Why is Miley Cyrus naked? Why does Bob Filner think “therapy,” and not resignation, is the answer?

Don’t tell me we don’t know the answer to why President Ho Chi Minh is in the White House and Amanda Bynes is in the nuthouse. This kind of escalating madness doesn’t “just happen,” does it?

Quem deus vult perdere, prius dementat.

Finally, the random sarcasm: