Aug 26, 2013

Miley Cyrus, Robin Thicke, MTV, VMA's - Reflection of American Culture

I woke up this morning to the Twitter and Facebook world exploding with tweets about Miley Cyrus raunchy performance at the VMA's last night.

Most of the tweets, posts, and news reports lambast Miley Cyrus.

I get it.

Some have lambasted Robin Thicke and others who charge that there's a double standard when Miley Cyrus is being criticized and Robin Thicke isn't.

I get that too.

But here's the thing: the reason why Miley Cyrus, Robin Thicke, MTV, the VMA's do what they do is because the American public wants to see that crap.

If people don't watch, buy their music, turn the radio off or tune to another station when their songs come on, then there is no story.

Miley Cyrus, Robin Thicke, MTV, VMA's are a reflection of American culture.

We have been pushing the boundaries of decency so far that what is truly offensive and shocking is permitted, celebrated, imitated.

That's what saddens me.

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