In the day

Sunday, July 24, 2016

Post  #2691.   I wondered about television in the future.  Say 2016. Geez, would we even still be here, as this bit of wondering was a very long time ago. Well, of course we are! Better than ever. In fact, I was just watching the news, "... today's terrorist attack is brought to you by Coors ..." it began, and it went on to show a marginally effective video of the explosion and the usual screams and running, voiced over with the stats: peaceful demonstration, 60 dead, hundreds injured. I thought it was interesting that the anchor pointed out that while the video was disturbing, his producers judged it was okay to show. As far as I can tell, the "standard" today is dead bodies - yes; missing parts, faces, kids - no. See, life marches on. Or maybe I should say death, because we have a LOT of it these days.Rick Macherat Rick M. In the day.

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