Mark Shea offers his take on the “hoohah concerning whasherface” which I have followed a bit and quickly realized it was much ado about nothing. The name Joe Wilson reminds me of the scenes in Cast Away where Tom Hanks in his dilapidated condition is screaming out WILSON! at his befriended volleyball with a happy face. The Democratic Party also seems to be cast away and has been screaming incoherently at inanimate objects that they think and hope might take down President Bush.
Yesterday Victor Lams commented on the concert-suicide story being under the topic music news. I also saw it yesterday on Reuters “Oddly Enough.” It originally was reported in Rolling Stone. We can have Sixty Minutes broadcast one of Kevorkian’s suicides with hardly a ripple in the media pool and now this latest sad case. Of course the number one lead story is not this news but the “hoohah concerning whasherface.” With the band Hell on Earth saying they will simulcast a suicide at a undisclosed location, I long for singers like Ozzy who only bite the heads off bats.