Tuesday, May 25, 2010
Get too interested in the world of celebrities and you might lose sight of the rest of the world. A brief article about today's ABC Nightline interview with Jesse James caught my eye. Kat Angus of Canwest News Service describes James' comment that he's currently the most hated man in the world as "the understatement of the century." I wonder if Angus is serious or mocking here. If the former that strikes me as rather dumb. A large percentage of people on this planet have no clue who James is, let alone hate him. Even a lot of those who do just roll their eyes at the reports on his stupidity, having better things to engage their emotions. And taken at face value James likely isn't even the most hated man in America these days given how many people have a hate on against Barack Obama.