I’m not sure what was worse—having to tell him or seeing his muted reaction. He’s 14 now and I’ve had to explain this kind of bigotry to him many times before, so the revelation elicited little more than an eye roll. He has come to expect it now.
When major media becomes unfair, unjust and dishonest it threatens the bedrock of our society that depends on an honest evaluation and understanding of key issues of our times. Just such a biased and unfair film ran on a cable network last year about Scientology.