Onion: Top civic activity is oppressing others
“The vast majority of civic engagement in the U.S. centers around oppressing other people,” reports The Onion.
“Americans are fairly active in making their voices heard and engaging in the public sphere, typically in an effort to restrict the rights of those who look or behave differently from them,” said lead researcher Dana McNeil, who added that well over two-thirds of the nation’s rallies, petitions, and letter-writing campaigns were aimed at making life worse for a portion of the population of which the participants were not a part.
It’s satire. I think.