The plot of this game isn't just dumb, it's actively hostile to the player. This game hates you and thinks you are stupid.
There are two major schools of thought about how you should write software. Here's what they are and why people argue about it.
Internet News is All Wrong
Why is internet news so bad, why do people prefer celebrity fluff, and how could it be made better?
Bethesda felt the need to jam a morality system into Fallout 3, and they blew it. Good and evil make no sense and the moral compass points sideways.
Joker's Last Laugh
Did you anticipate the big plot twist of Batman: Arkham City? Here's all the ways the game hid that secret from you while also rubbing your nose in it.