This poltical cartoon by John de Rosier of the Albany Times Union says it all.

JonBenet been the top story for days now. It says something sick about news media management that they, for the most part, permit and encourage a minor story like this to eclipse coverage of wars and possible wars. But of course stories like this are cheap and easy to cover, as well as being “non-controversial” – except for those of us who want actual news.

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  1. Can’t earn 20% on the news. Just can’t; nobody’s that interested. Has to be infotainment. Look at the drek that passes for news on cable channels. 500 channels and pure sewage flowing through all of them…

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