Target has announced that transgender customers and employees can “use the restroom or fitting room facility that corresponds with their gender identity,” the store chair said in a statement issued Tuesday.
When I was a young adult some forty years ago, the proverbial crazy person and a staple character in jokes, was the poor fellow who came up to you, often in a mental hospital, and identified himself with a blank stare by saying something like “I’m Napoleon Bonaparte” or “My name is Jesus Christ.” It appears that such claims are being taken seriously today – at least a places like Target and Bruce Springsteen concerts.
Alas, God will allow a society to continue in its foolishness until its foolishness becomes so foolish that even its most foolish people recognize their foolishness. Alas, our society, foolish as it is, has not yet reached a sufficient degree of foolishness – that moment of recognition and revelation. May God soon grant them their Colonel Nicholson moment (“What have I done?”). We desperately need some relief from the insanity that is currently prevailing.
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