Kanye West's Political Correctness Blunder: Staged NonEvent?
Although I didn't personally view the incident in question, of course, as is usual in our gossip driven mainstream media as of late insofar as true news is concerned there has been untold coverage of the incident in which it appears black rapper Kanye West interrupted mid speech country singer Taylor Swift at the VMA awards.
Shades of the Obama and Wilson performance now with industry mimicking politics.
Since, of course, those two "industries" have increasingly been more and more strange bedfellows since the Kennedy era.
Even a late night show host indicated that according to the reports and what occurred, it appeared more was going on than simply Mr. West's disappoinment that another artist was selected for that particular award.
And since there is now a plethora of awards shows along with the advent of cable television and in order to gain more and more advertising revenue, his conclusions somewhat reflected my own. It is now also being "analyzed" ad infinitum by the networks for added spin and revenue, it would appear. On especially the cable news shows.
Especially then when the President again interjected himself in the foray. For his own additional air time, it would appear.
The second time he has felt obliged to make a comment with respect to a dispute or incident that was given much press, given the newsworthiness of these rather minor events. Such as between the black professor and white police officer. Now a black man and a young, 20 something country music recording artist engaged in a blown out -of- all-proportion "event."
I mean, just what other politician has interjected himself over and over again in such things, other than the few of the now MTV and cable age generations and politicians in Washington with their ow press secretaries and press agents, no less, and the press corp (and when did a 'free press" become a "corp" anyway) more employees of the federal government than actual journalists on newsworthly events of nationwide concern and watchdog for the public. More media propagandizers themselves.
Our newspapers have all become akin to the National Enquirer-style "journalism" or mainly gossip fests with reporters now more promoters in the British style of also murky innuendo journalism on the personal lives of both politicos and private citizens alike, and the cable stations of reality television putting people's personal lives on the national stage for a buck or two or future "stardom."
I was at one point thinking of turning my televison into a light fixture.
Especially since the weather channel also started engaging somewhat in theatrics over minor weather abnormalities in parts of the country in order to retain viewership.
Bring back the test pattern.
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