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Too much to bear
October 17, 2013 - Blaine Hyska
Thank goodness the government is running again.
While the shutdown didn’t appear to affect this area too much, the talking heads on TV were becoming too much to bear.
The left says this, the right says that. Talking heads are encouraged to argue because made-for-TV battles boost the ratings. Stars are born if they yell loud enough.
Just what we needed, another polarizing issue.
Meanwhile, instant communication allows instant feedback. Average folks joined the feud. Opinions are solidified, and the man on the street becomes the man on an internet mission, lashing out at anyone who disagrees.
Rodney King’s plea, "Why can't we all just get along?" rings true 21 years later.
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