Commentary (and comment thread) of the week


“This post is hilarious,” a UT-San Diego reader writes below Thomas K. Arnold’s commentary on modern society. “I mean, this is a joke, right? Is this The Onion? Headline should read, ‘Old man yells at things, is afraid of barking dogs.’ Seriously though, this is satire right?”

No it isn’t.

(The Romenesko reader who sent the column summed it up this way: “People are on my lawn, and the cause is a lack of God and too many liberals.”)

* Moral fiber increasingly hanging by a thread (