TV News LIES

Friday, Feb 05th

Last update05:20:13 AM GMT

You are here News Editorials Alex Baer: Trying to Make Peace with the Kudzu

Alex Baer: Trying to Make Peace with the Kudzu

E-mail Print PDF

KudzuAny quick sprint to round up news is getting tougher all the time -- the media insists on keeping us all tangled up in kudzu, stuffed full of manure, and kept in the dark.  It's nearly enough to make one reach for the Roundup.  (Here, we'll get sidetracked right away,  to help give you an immediate flavor of the razor-sharp focus of the rest to come.)

So, um, why do the Scotts Miracle-Gro people have such a fixation on death?  One look at their website is a cross between promises of horrific, hair-blazing nuclear Armageddon and folksy, trail-blazing, shucks-M'am, old-West wanted posters.

The copy might as well read, "Why, if you squint, you can almost see the cooling-tower shape in them thar souvenir spittoons, Sheriff," and then have it all signed like a love note, "Sincerely Yours, The Scotts Miracle-Death Cumpnee."

Or maybe, "Roses are red, and them violets bereft;  please think of us when you think of death."  I guess the old-West motiff is still every bit as romantic as us continuing to read books or watch movies and teevee shows all built up around the subject of grisly murders and gruesome deaths.

That's entertainment! You know, entertainment just like Rush Limbaugh's an entertainer.  No difference there, really -- it's all the same goal:  keep it red and raw and flowing freely in the streets, boys.  Give 'em as much red meat as they'll take.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Alex Baer: Checks Bounced Daily

reality checkLet me guess:  You're short of breath, your palms are sweaty, and you're not sure where...

Alex Baer: Yawning Fury

yawning furyThe good news is that Trump failed to win over Iowans.  The bad news is that...

Alex Baer: Phil's Fillips

Phil's FillipsIt's easy for a little guy to get lost in a crazed crowd.No, not Rand "Really,...

Alex Baer: Mulling Day

mulling dayWelcome to your Day of Rest, aka A Brief Opportunity to Catch Your Breath Before You...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!