Quote Originally Posted by jglass View Post
For me the BS meter went haywire when 24 hour cable news started up, requiring the filling of time with a constant parade of unqualified experts, lame speculation without facts, and opinion disguised as fact. That, and then, the internet of course.
On the 24 hour news earlier this week, the interviewer asked a guy in the street for his opinion on Mrs Thatchers funeral....he replied "dunno, doesn't bother me, mate". As you say, it all helped to fill time.