For my contribution to this series, Gabriel Arana had a great piece critiquing the "It Gets Better" campaign as it moved away from addressing the unique challenges of gay teens and became a generic anti-bullying campaign. Here is a sample:
FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
On Tuesday, the Federal Communications Commission voted to approve new rules for "net neutrality." And as a compromise between net neutrality activists, conservatives and telecommunication companies, the rules don't seem to satisfy anyone.
It's a strange day at TAP when I find myself agreeing with Jim Geraghty:
I stand by my earlier point that the bar for accusations of racism has gotten dangerously low, and that Monday afternoon we saw a disturbing conveyor belt in which Barbour was compared to the worst villains of American history over a lone comment that suggests historical inaccuracy and gauzy hometown sentimentalism, not a deep-rooted hatred or a belief in one group of Americans’ inferiority. Neither inaccuracy nor obliviousness is hate, and neither deserves the same response.