The Rise Of America's Lunatic Fringe
January 30, 2013 - 9:43pm
Authored by chindit The Rise Of America's Lunatic Fringe Anyone who spends any amount of time on the internet has seen them. They are the moonbats, the wingnuts, the whackjobs, the Conspiratorialists. They are America’s new Lunatic Fringe, and their numbers are growing. While the rise of the internet fed a segment of society that has always existed, as the cyberworld has become an increasingly important source of both entertainment and information, an entirely new demographic has joined what was already amongst us. Who are they and what do they believe? The Lunatic Fringe is not uniform in either its background or beliefs. Some clearly seem to be emotionally disturbed. Others are simply naïve and gullible. Still more are frustrated by an economy and a government that are behaving out of whack with what most people expected from life and from leadership. T...
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