I don't know if you heard but Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie had a baby! No, seriously. As you can imagine "journalists" (please think of the actual quotes as super sarcastic air quotes) are heralding this birth as if it were the second coming. Please excuse me for a moment while I vomit.
Two pretty and famous people sucessfully procreating generates more interest than the horrible situation in Darfur, mounting national debt. erosion of our civil rights or anything else of actual importance. When you consider the prevelance of Idol fever in comparison to voter participation in the last election, it makes you realize just what a fine mess we have gotten ourselves into. Celebrity worship is the new national pastime. And I thought baseball was boring!
Honestly, I couldn't care less if she gave birth to a disco ball full of money and yarn. Enough already!!!!!!
Okey doke, I am now putting my soapbox away.