Saturday, June 09, 2007

Reason Assault'd

Having just posted some praise for the premise of the "The Assault on Reason" and then checking some news sites and blogs I regularly read, the irony was just too thick to ignore...

The Assault on Reason:

At first I thought the exhaustive, nonstop coverage of the O.J. Simpson trial was just an unfortunate excess—an unwelcome departure from the normal good sense and judgment of our television news media. Now we know that it was merely an early example of a new pattern of serial obsessions that periodically take over the airwaves for weeks at a time: the Michael Jackson trial and the Robert Blake trial, the Laci Peterson tragedy and the Chandra Levy tragedy, Britney and KFed, Lindsay and Paris and Nicole.

The "news" line up I encountered:

At least I'm not the only getting getting sick of this kind of thing....

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