Social media has changed the way we receive news. It’s also changed how it’s reported, and Tumblr is about to hit the critical mass necessary to make it useful as a platform to broadcast and receive news.
Senator Ensign slept with his best friend’s wife, and then got his friend a lobbying gig. I guess that’s one way to say I’m sorry. But Ensign then left his friend out to dry when charges of ethics violations began to swirl. Nearly two years later, Senator John Ensign has finally stopped blaming others and has resigned. It’s a pity that he was disconnected from reality for so long.
Congressman Anthony Weiner has been taking political contributions from pornographers. Should contributors get vetted by politicians, or is the financial temptation just too great to resist?
Pastor Terry Jones burned a Quran last week. Hate masquerading as political protest is still hate, which is why Jones must be repudiated so he realizes that his actions are not only offensive, but also dangerous and careless—especially when we have troops stationed in Muslim countries.