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Good video there too

From The Upside of Inertia today, as succinct a statement of where we are as I’ve seen.

In today’s America, the executive branch is doing as little as possible, the legislative branch debates between an economic apocalypse and the destruction of the social fabric of the country, while the judiciary branch continues to turn this world into a dystopia.

And all the while our news machine is obsessing over Weiner’s weiner.

On Sunday, the Public Editor at The New York Times criticized his own paper  for paying too much attention to the titillating and for claiming an obligation to  ‘report what others reported’ as an excuse for delving into the realm of the tabloids.

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