The Inspector General issued a controversial report showing bias and denying bias at the same time, but what he really did was move us one step closer to totalitarianism. (Show Originally Aired on June 16th, 2018 on WSB Radio Atlanta, WSB 750) A new board was being installed in the studio while we were recording and it affected our audio levels. Our apologies for any audio fluctuations.
Hillary Clinton made an embarrassing appearance at the Grammy’s Sunday night in a painfully unfunny video where she reads excerpts of Micheal Wolf’s Book, Fire and Fury.
In the sketch, host James Corden auditions celebrities for the spoken word version of Michael Wolff’s “Fire and Fury.” Among those who “auditioned” were Cher, Snoop Dogg, Cardi B, John Legend, DJ Khaled, and of course, Hillary. In an attempt at a dramatic reveal, the video shows Hillary awkwardly covering her face with the book when she first appears. The problem is that she’s not only obviously covering her face, as opposed naturally holding the book that way, she also begins reading before she lowers it, making it even more obvious that its her. If her direction was to make it look forced and stupid, she nails it. On top of that, she delivers a final line that’s more terrifying than anything else. After Corden says, “That’s the one,” Hillary turns to him with the eyes of a homicidal maniac and says, “Grammy’s in the bag?”
It’s truly horrifying.
“Fire and Fury” has been shown to lack credibility by many in the media, including CNN’s Jake Tapper who’d love for it to be true. But you don’t need the media fact checkers to see that this one is bogus. All you have to do is look at the second page of the book’s Author’s Note to see that Wolf’s claims are subjective and unverifiable.
In the Author’s Note, which appears immediately after the table of contents, Wolf writes,
“I have, through consistency in accounts and through sources I have come to trust, settled on a version of events I believe to be true. Some of my sources spoke to me on so-called deep background, a convention of contemporary political books that allows for a disembodied description of events provided by an unnamed witness to them. I have also relied on off-the-record interviews, allowing a source to provide a direct quote with the understanding that it was not for attribution.”
In other words, there’s no way to verify anything written in the book. Yet, Hillary Clinton and a handful of celebrities read excerpts from it at the Grammy’s as though the book’s dubious claims are facts.
Propaganda has poisoned nearly every corner of the entertainment industry.
A few news items I’ve found interesting so far today. 1. Vanity Fair Expresses Regret Over Video Suggesting that Hillary Get A New Hobby.
Yesterday Vanity published a “humorous” video suggesting to Hillary Clinton that she get a new hobby. The “controversial” (not really) video offers Hillary ideas on activities she can do besides run for president…like knitting. Naturally, because we live in a always triggered world, liberals were outraged. Many took to social media to call Vanity Fair sexist and to demand that everyone cancel their subscription to the magazine. Unable to withstand the tyranny of the online lynch mob, Vanity Fair showed itself a coward today and issued what is being reported as an apology. In a statement Vanity Fair said of the video, “It was an attempt at humor and we regret that it missed the mark.”
Trump of course took the opportunity to troll Vanity Fair for its weakness.
Vanity Fair, which looks like it is on its last legs, is bending over backwards in apologizing for the minor hit they took at Crooked H. Anna Wintour, who was all set to be Amb to Court of St James’s & a big fundraiser for CH, is beside herself in grief & begging for forgiveness!
While the media is reporting Vanity Fair’s statement as an apology, perhaps they shouldn’t check their liberal outrage just yet. Vanity Fair technically did not apologize with their statement. They merely expressed regret over missing the mark in their attempt at humor, which they did. They video is lame and if there’s anything they should regret it’s that they missed an opportunity to mock Hillary Clinton as well as they could have.
2. World Health Organization To Recognize Gaming Addiction As Mental Health Disorder
It’s finally official. Just a few weeks after advertisers targeted children with ads designed to make them throw screaming tantrums until their parents bought them the latest Xbox, Playstation, or Nintendo Switch, the WHO has essentially declared most of the children in the United States, as well as many adults, addicts.
“Gaming Disorder’ appears in a section titled, ‘Disorders Due To Addictive Behaviors‘ which states,
“Gaming disorder is characterized by a pattern of persistent or recurrent gaming behaviour (‘digital gaming’ or ‘video-gaming’), which may be online (i.e., over the internet) or offline, manifested by: 1) impaired control over gaming (e.g., onset, frequency, intensity, duration, termination, context); 2) increasing priority given to gaming to the extent that gaming takes precedence over other life interests and daily activities; and 3) continuation or escalation of gaming despite the occurrence of negative consequences. The behaviour pattern is of sufficient severity to result in significant impairment in personal, family, social, educational, occupational or other important areas of functioning. The pattern of gaming behaviour may be continuous or episodic and recurrent. The gaming behaviour and other features are normally evident over a period of at least 12 months in order for a diagnosis to be assigned, although the required duration may be shortened if all diagnostic requirements are met and symptoms are severe.”
This recognition of a very real problem should come as a relief to parents who could use a better reason than “because I said so” when their kids ask them why they have to pry the video game screen away from their face and go outside. Psychologists will also surely welcome the new patient group. The new label however is unlikely to affect advertisers who no doubt will continue spending millions advertising drugs to addicted children. 3. People Are Moving To Small Boxes In The Woods
A startup called Gateway wants to sell stressed out Millennials on moving into a small box in the woods.
But how will they get their hourly fake news fix?