‘Joker’ Isn’t Dangerous – Our Apathy Is

The Wrap

The fuss over the film coincided with four real-life murders that were entirely preventable.

Every few years, the American public is stricken with a full-blown moral panic, and we’re in the midst of one now over Todd Phillips’ “Joker.” The paranoia that the movie will drive a lurking army of incels and troubled young men to fits of violence is not just pure fantasy. It also reflects a refusal to look at the real problems of our society — including untreated mental illness, endemic poverty and drug addiction.

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