Every morning, before I go running, I check the local news for a few minutes. It’s more of a sanity check than anything else, just to make sure I’m not going out into nuclear fallout or a gang riot or something like that.
This morning, our local CBS affiliate led their entire day’s news with one of those “BREAKING NEWS” graphics and stinger music. Uh-oh, I thought. What’s happened now? Massive violence in Iraq? A terrible fire in local mountains? A police standoff? A major death? The discovery of
torture prisons alternative interrogation technique centers on U.S. soil?
Nope. The BREAKING NEWS was this: Paris Hilton had been arrested for a DUI.