Somewhere about the time of my last post, I burned out. I began to dread going to work - there, I got to listen to Rush, and my co-workers' thoughts and opinions. I love the people I work with, but conversations based on the crap fed to those who watch/listen the media are, I find, depressing.
- EVERYTHING is entertainment.
- Everything is designed to get eyeballs and ears on the Product.
- You are what the media sells in order to make money.
- Follow the money - who pays the media?
Mostly, making friends with shoes happened.
So, anyway, now the really fun part - the actual governing of a highly divided citizenry. If you thought the yelling and screaming from the politicians, pundits, and media was bad before, "Wait for it." (Radar O'Reilly)
I shall sum up my feeling about it visually: