The overwhelming question, obviously, is why anyone would enjoy
listening to people get fooled into becoming more and more offended and upset.
To which there seems no good answer.
At some point we simply have to bow our heads in acceptance of the fact
that some Americans enjoy stuff that seems like it ought to make any right-thinking
person want to open a vein.
There are, after all, functional US adults who like
evangelical television, the Home Shopping Network, and radio Muzak.
It is the Democratic Adventure.
- David Foster Wallace