Framing the Dialogue

Posts Tagged ‘decline’

Talk To The Hand

“Yo Taylor!  I’m really happy for you.  Imma let you finish, but Beyonce had one of the best videos of all time.”

Kanye West (as he stripped the microphone from the actual video award winner, Taylor Swift)

Talk to the handUnless you are totally out of the celebrity loop, you have probably seen the video of what may be the quintessential act of rudeness by a person who is quickly amassing quite a resume of ill-mannered stunts.  It is actually rather ironic that the offensive and self-absorbed Kanye West criticized Swift when he seems to rely on Autotune to improve the sound of his voice.  To their credit, most of the crowd booed West and gave a standing ovation to the young Taylor Swift after West left the stage. 

N.Y.T. – Not Your Truth…anymore!

Times1“The New York Times. There is no news organization that is more influential with the so-called mainstream media. If The New York Times went on strike tomorrow morning, the CBS Evening News wouldn’t know what to put on the air tomorrow night. Everybody takes their cues from The New York Times. And under the leadership of its publisher, Arthur Sulzberger Jr., and its executive editor, Bill Keller, this once great newspaper, liberal, great newspaper has just descended pretty far down the list… But the problem that I have with The New York Times is that they’ve adopted a view of conservatives that is prevalent on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, and that is that conservatives aren’t simply wrong, conservatives are morally inferior. So that if they disagree with you on, let’s say immigration, Bill, you become a racist.”