If you had any doubts as to the power of the media – and its ability to screw up the priorities of the masses – then play around on Google for a few minutes.
A Google search for “Bridgegate” reveals 1,540,000 results. All for a brief North Jersey traffic jam that didn’t end in a single fatality.
For Bridget Kelly? The lady who allegedly set the wheels in motion? 1,440,000 returns.
Searching for “Lois Lerner,” however, turns up just 996,000 hits. You remember her… the former IRS department chieftain who presided over “special scrutiny” of groups critical of the Obama Administration.
We are what we eat, Save Jerseyans. It’s a rule that’s applicable to news just as much as food.
And did I mention that “twerking” pulls in 5,280,000 results?