This is the leftist agenda in a nutshell: mainstream the fringe and marginalize the majority (see: gun rights). Imagine this headline even getting clearance fifteen years ago. The progressive loons who took over academia have finally gotten an overwhelming number of their pseudo-intellectual heirs unleashed upon American society and this is what passes for a think piece among them.
Mostly because none of them ever think.
This is from a site that has a never-ending supply of anti-Christian posts. They inhabit a world where the Jesus people are all frightening but the pedophiles have hearts of gold and just need to be understood.