Why there are costs to moral outrage
Protestors hold up a sign towards the crowd at a rally for U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma, January 20, 2016. REUTERS/Nick Oxford

By Justin Tosi, Postdoctoral Research Fellow and Lecturer, University of Michigan and Brandon Warmke, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Bowling Green State University. What exactly is outrage? Protestor image via www.shutterstock.com Many Americans are morally outraged that U.S. President Donald Trump fired former FBI Director James Comey, who had been investigating possible links between Trump’s election campaign…