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Thoughtlets . xxxviii.

Lately I’ve been troubled by laughing-at-stupid-people infotainment, especially in partisan news media, and on both sides of the political spectrum. I’d like to watch a broadcast that doesn’t devolve into some version of nanny-nanny-poo-poo-you-have-stinky-pants. That the frowning anchor wears a suit… Read More ›

Thoughtlets .xiv.

Dear News-Media folks, It’s hard to take you seriously when you report Tweets. It appears that Tweets are to journalists as seeds are to chickens, fodder for mindless feeding frenzies.

People are saying

*Update: substitute for “pandemic” any highly charged story currently looping on news media. “People are saying….” People are saying all kinds of things as this pandemic unfolds. Of course they are, that’s what people do !! Inspiring things, horrible things,… Read More ›