by Meg Sonata
Friends tell me they ignore the news This behavior marks a major change in the American lifestyle. Was it that long ago when citizens rose with the news and fell into bed after it, too? Of course, Walter Cronkite is one thing--endless repetition of the DC soap opera is another--and the latter deserves to earn no ratings wars.
Meanwhile, the internet treats us to this information, hot off the information pipeline which Americans may be incapable of reading for these reasons:
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Is it offensive to observe that the American Declaration of
Independence and Constitution were not written for a children's
Is it offensive to observe that illiterate residents cannot read the
announcement that they are illiterate--and their fellow illiterates
may not care?
Is it offensive to realize that American media professionals are
getting paid to serialize the adventures of celebrities' and
hot on the trail of the Kardashians and every other celebrity whom
they can interview. Until they report the state of American literacy, journalists earn the suspicion that they have never heard that truth
is stranger indeed than fiction--and truth functions as the lifeblood
Are reporters illiterate, too? How else could they endure repeating the word "Russia" ten thousand times a day for a solid year while their audience learns nothing more than they knew when US astronauts could and did land on the moon because Americans can be superb at communications, engineering, and math, too?