[lit-ideas] Re: Katrina
- From: Paul Stone <pas@xxxxxxxx>
- To: lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Date: Fri, 02 Sep 2005 21:54:15 -0400
> >AA: I'm watching Geraldo on Fox. He's crying.
>PAS Jerry is a crocodile. He's perfectly suited to that area.
AA:What do you mean by that?
He's an opportunist maggot who preys on 'disaster' and spectacle. He's NOT
crying real tears -- like, "crocodile tears". He's a completely morally
bankrupt sensationalist who was rendered farcical 20 years ago - amemba Al
Capone's vault? Did you ever catch the Geraldo show? The fact that he's
STILL on television and has become a hundred millionaire -- almost
exclusively because of his media frenzy -- is testament to your
thrill-seeking news craving. Is that clearer? How can you TRUST this dickhead?
I haven't watched television since last weekend (summer tele sucks) but now
sitting here watching it, it's fucking laughable. Not the topic of course
-- that's serious -- but the way these flyboys go in there, get their
stories and get out, completely detached from the humanity, all the while
mock-crying, frowning and using words like "terrible" and "horrific" is
disgusting. A guy who gets air-lifted to a bridge full of real refugees
from such a deplorable [and avoidable] situation only to 'report' on the
state of affairs, and then get spirited away to his nearby "safe" hotel
room/trailer, only to change clothes and get a touchup on his makeup to
return to the trenches is, how should I put this, a morally bankrupt
detached asshole. Is that clear enough? News people are disgusting, lower
than most lawyers. Roll up your goddamned sleaves and help. Dictate some
order on this travesty. Quit reporting and help. Any prick can sit there
and cry with the 'people' all the while knowing he can go, at any time.
This guys one of the biggest asswipes in the world.
Julie is angry? I'm livid. The rain is not the disaster. The preparation
and subsequent abandonment is the disaster. This is a lesson on exactly how
NOT to handle nature's wrath. FUCK!!!! And the news people have fueled the
fire. They fostered the 'cry wolf' mentality which rendered the poor slobs
of New Orleans immune to their warning. One of the biggest tragedies is
that at least 25,000 people didn't take them seriously. THAT is a problem.
Now they are getting even more pablum and probably soaking that up thinking
that the news people are trying to help. NO... they want a story. They have
been on a feeding frenzy since BEFORE Last Thursday... and nobody quite
salivates around this sort of things like Geraldo. He's a man? Go eat some
protein -- maybe then you can think clearer!
[insert pithy quote here]
Leamington, ON. Canada
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