United Airlines just pulled off the business equivalent of a bloodless coup d’etat by using bankruptcy protection to simultaneously shaft 120,000 employees and the American taxpayer, North Korea is engaging in nuclear saber-rattling, and there are anti-US riots in Afghanistan.
So, with their sense of what is really important CNN, MSNBC, and FOX have spent the last five hours discussing a Cessna that veered off course in Washington, DC and was subsequently grounded without incident.
Now, on MSNBC, they are discussing whether or not the media may have over-reacted to the story. Jon Stewart is right- these people are bad for America. It is time to start breaking cameras and knocking heads.
MSNBC just used their blog segment to discuss the Michael Jackson trial, Jennifer Wilbanks action dolls, and King Tut.
Did someone slip me the brown acid?