Today’s highly interesting read (10/30/19): How Houston Lost Its Mind Over a Trump Shirt

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.

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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.

Read the entire article here.

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