Gangnam Style, British Royals, and Bondage Clubs: All the news that’s fit to ignore
The United States Fiscal Cliff, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in Gaza during Hanukkah, and Bashar Assad in Syria all have something in common. They actually matter. They are “news.”
Yet as “war weary” Americans turn to ostriches, there is a desire to waste valuable news time and air space on complete nonsense. There are several stories in the last month that have received significant coverage, but that does not make them news.
Here in one fell swoop is all the news that’s fit to ignore.