This is one of the most important highly interesting reads I’ve ever posted. I say that because it’s just about as quintessential a portrait of the social climate in America these days that you can find.
What’s shocking and despicable about this incident that took place in 2018 is that it occurred in a seemingly innocent, friendly spot.
Milk & Cookies is a walk-up bakery, coffee & ice cream shop in the heart of West University Place in Houston, TX.
This story involves:
- Teenage girls minding their own business.
- A t-shirt.
- Ugly reaction from a lefty.
- A locally official who should have known better.
- Ugly reaction from the right.
I don’t condone that last bullet point. It’s not how I would have responded. However in today’s day and age where the hateful Left has been nasty, unhinged, evil, and far too many times even violent, I can understand how and why some folks on the right lashed out.
This is a multi-page, lengthy read from Texas Monthly, not a quick Facebook or Instagram hit. I strongly encourage you read the piece, loaded with critical details that paint an unappealing picture of the America we now live in.
Outside a cookie shop in one of Houston’s most idyllic neighborhoods, a West University Place council member spied Trump’s name on a teenager’s shirt and yelled a few of the president’s worst words at her. Then the internet found out. It’s springtime in the age of hysteria.