Is this really front page news? With so many other things going on it would seem to me that Lilo’s latest foible wouldn’t even make the front page of the entertainment section. Unfortunately, the opposite is true and it would appear that every media outlet is running full coverage as though a different outcome was expected or deserved.
Maybe it’s more simple than that – maybe the American people need a comedic relief from all the pain and suffering that they’ve been going through in recent months. Speculation of a double-dip recession, concerns about the environment, concerns about BP dumping millions of gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, and even concerns about mainstream, oft-trusted companies like Johnson & Johnson poisoning their children. Maybe America does need a break; because it just doesn’t seem like Lindsay Lohan going to jail for 90 days should be this big of a deal.
More of my two cents.
Listening to Sarah Palin speak is very similar to watching a good comedian. You have to listen pretty closely to catch the best humor. For some of the best, check out the YouTube.com video below.
So… needless to say it comes across to this voter that Sarah Palin is not the brightest tool in the shed. Her appearances on Saturday Night Live cemented this for me as I realized that she’s going to be the laughing stock of the United States for years to come. Add to that, if something happens to McCain she’ll become President with Pelozi as VP and my stomach turns.