I don’t care enough about the Oxford comma to defend it.
Usage of the Oxford comma isn’t allowed according to the Associated Press Stylebook. In my first college news writing class, writing around it became an easy habit to pick up when my professor took off five points for every unnecessary instance of the Oxford comma. By the end of the semester, I found every instance of it unnecessary. (Shout out to professor Chris Roush, who taught me nearly everything I know about writing good!)
To be honest, I usually find people who proclaim they are “Oxford comma or bust” a little tacky or borderline annoying. To my friends in copy-editing who looooove it: Please know that I love you more than I don’t care about the Oxford comma. Punctuation is useful. It’s helpful. But it’s just not that cool.
The classic example that defenders of the Oxford comma love to bring up goes something like this:
“We invited the strippers, JFK, and Stalin.”