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10/22/2007 03:28 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Don't Cry For Me, Ellen DeGeneres

America is divided again. This great nation is again in danger of collapse, ripped apart by another major issue affecting each one of us personally and deeply: Was Ellen DeGeneres to be applauded for crying on television over a little doggie being taken away from a family or is she just a nut? Many claim it was refreshing to see someone on television express genuine emotion. Others think it's time she admitted herself to the drooling academy. So I ask you, my dear HuffPost readers -- as diverse and insane a cross-section of the population as one can find, what do you think?

Was Ellen right to cry over this?

Did the agency also confiscate the dog's bowl?

Was it okay for New York Yankees radio announcer, Suzyn Waldman to break down and cry on a post-game show after the Yankees choked in the playoffs (again!) or did it set women sportscasters back a hundred years?

Can the same agency that took away the doggie ("Iggy") do the same to Britney Spears' child?

Were we wrong to think when Ellen was with Ann Heche that she was the stable one?

Should this be a lesson to anyone who "re-gifts"?

Should this be a lesson to anyone who sublets?

Are there worse things in life than this?

Is Katie Couric firing her staff for not thinking of this first?

Will the little dog now get his own daytime show? "Dr. Iggy."

Should Ellen have shown more composure and professionalism and waited until November sweeps to have her meltdown?

Is the dog better off in the new family?

Wouldn't this have made for a great episode of Frasier?

Or Lassie?

Can't Ellen just buy the rescue agency?

If Juliet from The Fox Morning Show with Mike & Juliet did the same thing would anybody give a shit?

Do you even know who Juliet is?

And finally...will Ellen DeGeneres become the next Tammy Faye Bakker?

You can read more from Ken at kenlevine.blogspot.com