This behavior is endemic everywhere because it is endemic to our society and a testament to how broken it is. And if we were truly honest with ourselves, we'd know that there is a perversity to humanity that fosters this sort of behavior.
chres·tom·a·thy (kr-stm-th) n. pl. chres·tom·a·thies 1. A selection of literary passages, usually by one author. 2. An anthology used in studying a language. 3. another damn stupid liberal blog