|Iconic moment in Baton Rouge. Photo by Jonathan Bachman.|
Making a cake is easy... as long as you follow the recipe and instructions. Messing it all up and creating a disgusting, inedible mess is just as easy — particularly if you get distracted or fail to take your time with everything.
Somehow, the United States of America wants to have all of the ingredients for murder and mayhem, cook it at 500 degrees for a few years, and be shocked when what comes out on the other end isn't sweet peace and colorful rainbows. That's not how recipes work.