I’ve got a jam-packed morning, leading into a less-packed afternoon, and then a jam-packed evening. So I’m leaving you, my chatty friends, with an open thread to keep you all amused. I don’t have much in the way of conversation-starters, but how about this? For the first time in a very long time — it feels like…four years — I’m spending more time watching cable TV news than I usually do, by a factor of Quite a Lot.
And you know what? Every year, it gets worse. It’s like there’s no bottom.
Jack Shafer notes the peculiar ubiquity of CNN’s lame-ass slogan. Start there, and discuss.
And now, off to Wayne State, where for some reason, a class of journalism students wants to hear what I have to say. I’ll school ’em, by God.