Because life is short.
--A researcher at Harvard has reportedly found that "eight of the top ten porn-watching states voted Republican in the last presidential election." Actually, if you look at the study itself (always a good idea!), you'll see that "... these adult entertainment subscription patterns show a remarkable consistency...With interest in online adult entertainment relatively constant across regions, there’s little sign of a major divide." Either way, it seems that lots of people enjoy porn, so maybe going after it isn't such a political winner.
--Did you know that kangaroos have three vaginas? (Well, the females do, anyway.) You're not allowed to bring this up in the Michigan legislature.
--This has pretty much been my experience in the neighborhood this summer, too. I don't mind.