Living to be outraged no way to live

Living to be outraged no way to live

Matt Labash nominally addressed the Redskins Name Controversy (TM) today in hisweekly monthly extremely irregularly published advice column for the Daily Caller. I say “nominally” because the point of his column is less about the Redskins Name Controversy (TM) and more about the culture of outrage in which we live. As Matt puts it,

what outrages me about all the outrage (if I can’t beat them…..) is the comment of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, who said, “If one person is offended, we have to listen.” Really? Do we? Because if so, we’re going to be here a while. The last time I checked the internet, somebody was offended about everything. In fact, it’s doubtful the internet would continue to exist if someone wasn’t eternally taking offense.

This is, of course, exactly right. And as if to prove Matt’s point, several no-fun-niks immediately took to Twitter to express their OUTRAGE that humorous writer Matt Labash would, *gasp* crack jokes about the Redskins Name Controversy (TM). For instance:

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