Now you may read that paragraph and think, "So what?" Because, after all, it is the press' job to inform the voters and bad columnists are nothing new, right?
But, help me out, O'Donnell's running for the Senate out of which state?
That's right, Delaware.
But that article I cited, where was it published?
Use the link if you need to check that out. Yes, a columnist living in Oregon, writing for an Oregon paper is writing about what? A candidate running in the state of Delaware.
Oregon has a Senate race. Ron Wyden, the incumbent, is running against Jim Huffman.
So, grasp that, instead of doing something that would serve the readers -- maybe even inform them, a man wants to hop on a water cooler topic and write about that. It's the dumbing down of America. Blame the press, don't blame the people.
"Iraq snapshot" (The Common Ills):