Do I trust that the majority of Americans carefully listened to what was said, rather than how it was delivered? Sadly, I don't, and have to hope that the president is holding his best for the next two debates.
In reviewing the Iowa Caucuses, wherein former Governor Mitt Romney achieved his desired victory, I can only conclude that the votes demonstrate conclusively Shakespeare was right about the masses and their follow-the-pack mentality.
The main thing I draw from the Anthony Weiner incident is that the greater shame is in our puerile culture and how the media feeds the frenzy. On its own face their actions are ludicrous and the well-paid media honchos should be equally ashamed.
Last night's episode caused me to jump up aghast when I saw Matt Elrod, having regained entry to the game after masterfully winning six challenges in a row, throw it all away with an incredible blunder.
Citigroup just sent me its annual statement and ballot to vote on suggestions from its Board of Directors, which, among other things, extends its flirtation with a reverse split that began two years ago.
Having watched Lost faithfully throughout its run and marveled at the twists and turns, however odd and fanciful, I couldn't help a sense of revulsion at the easy way out the writers took in the show's finale.
Why is it that Americans only see Republicans' true colors when their results are catastrophic, as in the case of the unending wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and the financial crises of the last couple of years?
Media types are there to keep themselves and their hefty paychecks forthcoming, egged on by the networks' need to create controversy. How else will they get the viewers to watch, and thus generate valuable ad revenue?