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Jun 27, 2009 1:30 am

There are lunatics running around Iran, making nukes, and killing their own people. Does anyone else find it bizzare that Michael Jacksons death makes the Iran issue so irrelevant that it goes from the ONLY issue discussed on TV to one that gets no mention in the press?

Jun 27, 2009 1:39 am

Michael Jackson did manage to whisper a brief message to paramedics on his way to hospital… Put me in the children’s ward.


Jun 27, 2009 1:56 am

Bizarre, yes. Surprising, no. This is the same country where Entertainment Tonight gets higher ratings than the BBC News.

In the words of Neil Postman, we are amusing ourselves to death.

Jun 27, 2009 4:47 pm

Michael jackson died of food poisoning from eating 10 year old nuts

Jun 29, 2009 2:45 pm

Gov. Sanford is doing a happy dance that his coverage got booted so that they could show never ending clips of Thriller and Billy Jean. 

  All the while Cap & Trade squeaks through the House without even a mention on the public airwaves.  Hopefully the Senate has more common sense than the House does.  Who am I kidding?  There's no common sense in Washington. 
Jul 2, 2009 1:28 pm

Y’know I heard that since his body is 90% plastic from all the surgeries, they’re going to melt him down and turn him into legos.  This way the kids can play with him for a change.

Jul 2, 2009 2:54 pm

MJ is not dead.  This is all a huge publicity stunt for his upcoming new album and tour.

  You heard it here first!