I have never been one to subscribe to conspiracy theories but the older I get, I raise an eyebrow or two. When important decisions that effect the country in very critical ways come to a decisive point, sub issues seem to appear.
We have had the plight of other countries inserted into news coverage then vanish (Do "we" still not want refugees?), diseases come and go (Are we still wearing masks on planes?) and been on the brink of martial law (Have cops stopped killing folks on camera?) in an attempt to steer us into highly emotional states. Enter the Transgender bathroom FEAR!