Monday, January 4, 2010

Things to stop b!tching about in 2010

Posted By on Mon, Jan 4, 2010 at 5:31 PM

N0. 1 and No. 2 on the list:

1) Obama's lack of emotional connection.

It's all the rage at the moment to denounce the president's cool and his "inability to connect." Where did the inspiring Obama of the campaign go, that Facebook pied piper who friended the whole world with this update: Change you can believe in. What happened to him?

Nothing, as it turns out... Obama was always this guy.

2) Newspapers are dying because of the Internet. Investigative journalism is finished!

What a load of Spam! American newspapers are dying mostly because they were so dull for so long a whole generation gave up on them. They needed to innovate back in the Fax Age of the 1980s but were too self-important and making too much money with their monopolies to acknowledge it.

Read the rest of Tina Brown's Daily Beast directive here.

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