If President Obama really wants to understand our frustration with government, he should send some cabinet members to work incognito at various government agencies, like on the television show, Undercover Boss.
Afraid of forgetting to watch Sunday night's profile of Frontier Airlines by Undercover Boss, I set an alarm. Ends up, you just can't reduce commercial aviation to a made-for-TV format. It's just too big for that.
No one should confuse "Undercover Boss" for evidence of a new era of respect, empowerment, and fair treatment of employees by corporate Americawhen it's really just undercover advertising under the guise of reality TV.
CBS has created a show where fat cat execs hop off their perch, spend time with the little people, and leave with a better understanding of what it takes to make a living nowadays. Call it the first truly recession-era reality show. Or just call it porn.