Wednesday, July 11, 2007

You worry your purty little head all you like!

Apparently the Hillbilly Rag is ok with its columnists ripping the Establishment... so long as they're wimminfolk, and safely tucked away inside a Heath & Wellness section.
Coke is now trying to brainwash consumers into thinking their product is good for you, that the bubbly drink is part of a healthy diet.

The Atlanta-based company must truly be suffering if they're trying to reel in buyers by convincing them this sweet drink has nutritional benefits. And my condolences to those who believe it.
Why, they're even allowed to be shrill (emphasis mine).
But why consume man-made sweeteners like aspartame, which has been proven to cause brain tumors and cancer
Just keep that stuff outside of the editorial pages, y'hear?


The Headline with the mostest

potential for irony, that is: Acting Presidential.

Per expectations, though, it was about the cat-and-mouse will-he-or-won't-he-run nonsense that could've been phoned in by someone nowhere near the event.
Thompson said he wants to make sure he has the right people in place and has weighed all the factors with his family before throwing his name in the ring.

"The more you're blessed, the more you want to make sure you're doing the right thing and you're giving what you have to offer," Thompson said.

"And God willing, I'll be able to help the ball team."

I'll keep looking for that sidebar about the infuriating tendency of the Gwinnett County Chamber of Commerce to provide aid and comfort to neocon thugs, or for a single comment about Freddy's direct involvement with last week's biggest story (remember? Guy name a' Scooter?), or the atrocity that is Sean Hannity's Freeance concert series...