So, in East Texas, a man survives a horrible attack in which his wife and children were all killed by his teenage daughter and three friends. But Rod Dreher focuses on a tiny, incidental aside:
The killings aren't what shocked me about this story. What got me was this: This is a tiny East Texas town -- and there's a bisexual culture in one of them, among the teenagers? WTF? What do I not get about teenage life these days? What do I not get about the cultural air kids breathe?
He clarifies later:
I'm simply saying that I was more shocked by this tidbit about the decadent teenage culture in a tiny Texas town than I was by the foul crime itself.
This is clinical.