Presidents Day Hangover, Jimmy Carter Edition: A Popeye, A KABOOM! And An Epic Comment Of The Day. Part II, Comment Of The Day On The Carter Presidency
On Jimmy Carter…
On Jimmy Carter…
I was going to post Steve-O-in NJ’s record-setting ( over 4700 words!) essay on the presidency of Jimmy Carter yesterday, and should have, but trips back and forth to the hospital (my Dad had his fatal heart attack in the midst of doing that, and now I know why) interfered with my best laid plans. … Continue reading Presidents Day Hangover, Jimmy Carter Edition: A Popeye, A KABOOM! And An Epic Comment Of The Day. Part I, The Popeye And The KABOOM!
This exploitation of the tragedy is as predictable as it is dishonest and irresponsible.
So the whole premise of the essay was a lie.
Continuing to slog through the obvious ethical, logical and journalistic horrors that infest pundit Wajahat Ali ‘s anti-US opinion piece “Is It Time for Me to Leave America?”…
Ugh. This post was eaten by “The Great Replacement.”
“It’s all I can stands, ’cause I can’t stands no more!”—Popeye, sailor and American icon.
If this post stops just one human being from making that stupid mistake, my life will not have been in vain after all.
What does it say about a newspaper when it should be embarrassed by an incompetent journalist and isn’t?
As a long-time Popeye fan, I established the Ethics Alarms designation in the spinach-gulping sailor’s honor to mark the times when I feel compelled to rail against a particularly persistent media distortion of reality. This morning’s New York Times sports section, in a bottom of the page article about ESPN firing one of its more … Continue reading An Ethics Alarms Popeye: Boy Am I Sick Of THIS Lie!