Thursday, February 01, 2007

terminal irrelevancies and the humiliation of S.F. Mayor Gavin Newsom

In this age of public humiliation, airing one's dirty laundry is an excellent way to detract attention away from minor, unimportant issues like arrest warrants being issued for 13 CIA agents in Germany yesterday, or the vice president's direct role in "outing" Valerie Plame, or global warming, or...

Now the Europeans have even more reason to laugh at the absurd American ethos that steals from the poor to give to the rich, rewards those who work the least, and focuses on where one parks one's private parts rather than one's scruples.

It is we, the "Enquirer" buying public, who owe the San Francisco mayor a huge apology, as well as former president Bill Clinton, for socially transmitted terminal irrelevancies.