Here in America, there are a profundity of large, meaningless issues that are floated into the mainstream so smaller, more meaningful initiatives can be instituted under the radar screen of the media and the general electorate. The larger issues generally regard social dynamics, everything from same sex marriage to the supposed immorality of the Hollywood film industry. Conservatives use these targets along with ceaseless invective against so-called "liberal values" to distract their gullible loyalists into believing that such values are the cause of a ruinous society.
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