Was it only two days ago when I got so annoyed at seeing John McCain on CNN — again? Yes, I turned off his ravings and accusations against Jay Carney, but I also dashed off a note to CNN about how unhappy I was with their constantly featuring McCain. Not that it will make one iota of … Continue reading McCain will continue as CNN fixture
It’s late to mention something that started on May 29, but CNN’s original series “The Sixties” is wonderful television. Whether it’s because I was there and old enough to be in the middle of it all, or because the perspective of fifty years now makes it fascinating, I’ve been enthralled. I graduated from high school … Continue reading The Sixties
Seeking the latest news on the Russian invasion of Ukraine this evening, I came across a CNN opinion piece entitled “What the West owes Ukraine.” Yes, I thought. What do we owe Ukraine at this moment? What can we do? I started reading. Timothy Snyder, Housum professor of history at Yale University and author of … Continue reading They wanted to change their world
We’ve taken political correctness to ridiculous extremes in this country, and I’ve ranted about it before. These days you can scarcely say or do anything without offending someone. It just depends on who observes your actions and whether they opt to play the PC card (and these days we have far too much playing of … Continue reading Offending the uninvited
Anderson Cooper went after Pat Robertson on his AC360 Ridiculist Wednesday night, and it was a thing of beauty. Robertson is a pathetic, hateful old man who deserves all the ridicule he gets. Continue reading Anderson Cooper rips Pat Robertson
Had this commercial aired during Saturday Night Live, I’d have thought it was part of the show. But it aired this afternoon on CNN. I’d have thought it was a joke if it hadn’t been on CNN. As it was, I wasn’t sure. Hard to believe some company made such a lengthy, silly commercial for … Continue reading Have you met Perfect Polly?