We can change the channel. We can walk away. We can read or listen to something else. We can influence the media with our own expression of what we believe. We can teach our children exactly why something is offensive, so they will hopefully learn from our example and find it distasteful too, yet respect those who think otherwise.
People are dying and destroying over a cartoon. A cartoon! Think something like this can’t happen here in the US? Seven or eight years ago I would have said “no way!” Now in a country where “moral values” decide elections, I’m not so sure.