Do you think the internet has an Outrage button like Staples’ Easy button? BOOP! OUTRAGED!

[Insert outrage of choice here.]

Lucy’s Football

Apparently my outrage button was broken over the past couple of weeks.

The internet has been ALL KINDS OF OUTRAGED lately. I mean, it usually is? Don’t get me wrong. The internet is always a little bit up-in-arms about something. I don’t know if we’d recognize it if it wasn’t. It’s actually ironic Dad thinks so little of the internet, as he (and his RIGHTEOUS CONSTANT FURY) would fit right in. He’d troll comment-boards with the best of ‘em. HE WOULD USE MANY ALL-CAPS!

But the two biggest outrages that happened (well, they’re not the “biggest” but they seemed to take up the biggest amount of Twitter/Facebook real estate)? I tried very hard to be outraged by them and just wasn’t. OK, fine. I didn’t try very hard. I think you’re either outraged, or you’re not.

So either I’m mellowing in my old age, or my outrage button has gotten…

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One thought on “Do you think the internet has an Outrage button like Staples’ Easy button? BOOP! OUTRAGED!

  1. Hi EB,

    What I do not understand is the MTV “Producers” getting a complete pass.  It was a choreographed production, rehearsed and managed exactly like MTV executives wanted it to be.  As a performer Miley Cyrus did what was requested from the “Director” and “Producer”.  If outrage is necessary, should it not be applied to all culpable parties?  Does anyone even know who the producer or director was, or, are they “Buzz Heros” enjoying a financial bonus for the created “Sensationalism” ? 

    Yours in Friendship and Activism,  Thank You,  Ed Long

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