Liberals Upset That Gary Sinise Has Been Chosen as the Rose Parade Grand Marshal
When casting about for obvious signs of the decline of the American experiment one will usually run into the "plight" of the perpetually aggrieved and angry liberals first. I put "plight" in quotation marks because virtually everything in life is one for that crowd.
In reality, there isn't enough to sustain that kind of anger, so people have to start reaching after a while.
Case in point: the 2018 Tournament of Roses Parade.
LA Weekly reports that the parade's organizing committee is catching grief for choosing Gary Sinise as the grand marshal of the New Year's Day event.
Sinise's big sin, according to the Weekly, is that he long ago founded a group that now has supporters of President Trump, who is "now historically unpopular in California."
There is virtually nothing in the article pointing to Sinise being the problem other than this connection to a group that he hasn't been involved with for a very long time. The article offers no direct proof of the amount of support Trump may or may not have received from said group but that is enough to accuse, try, and convict Sinise for a variety of perceived ills.
The Weekly quotes someone from a "pro-immigration" group who said, "This is a region understood to be friendly to immigrants for centuries." She then goes on to complain that Sinise isn't "representative of the region." No proof whatsoever is offered that Sinise isn't "friendly to immigrants," nor does it explain why he doesn't represent the region.
More often than not, the Rose Parade features a celebrity grand marshal connected to the television and/or film industries, which would make Sinise quite representative.