It was hard not to feel like an alien from another planet this week. To sum up the news, a presidential candidate was asked if he’d have aborted a hypothetical baby Hitler; students at an Ivy League university demanded the resignation of a professor for suggesting students ought to be allowed to choose their own Halloween costumes; and another presidential candidate is fending off claims that she wears a wig.
Believe it or not, these are not the dumbest news items that made actual media headlines, however.
That honor goes to a man in Arizona who was triggered by the absence of a cartoon snowflake on his favorite high-priced coffee.
In case you were — enviably — just living your lives this week, let me get you up to speed.Tweet