This was what passed for satire ten years ago because it seemed too absurd to be real, but we've certainly rounded that corner. The ridiculous has become the news. The news itself has become tribal and binary. Respect for others is interpreted as political correctness. And, say what you want, but the First Amendment does have consequences much like the Fifth Amendment.
When 2012 came and went, many of us thought the Mayans were working off one busted ass calendar. It turns out, they might be right about everything.