This mindset of offense seems to serve a purpose. It is forward-looking. It gives the offended a platform from which to demand that other people (parties, races, organizations) change their behavior. One could be excused for thinking that some people can't wait for the chance to be offended.
Unless you live on a small, green island off Washington State, or haven't read his books or participated in his workshops, you've probably not heard of Michael Sky. He is a dear friend, and he is dying.
Operating a business on Main Street is a lot different than lecturing at the Harvard Economic Club. The team Obama surrounded himself with has spent way more time in a faculty lounge than in the corner barber shop.
What if the regulators were better rewarded for their efforts? Much better rewarded? What if they could keep some hefty percentage of the proceeds of every scam they uncovered, every scheme they shut down?