Michelle Wolf's humor is not my cup of tea. She wasn't my favorite person to listen to on the Daily Show. However, I'm not going to jump on the media bandwagon just because I don't like her humor. She went to the White House Correspondents Dinner and told some harsh truths: The media create Donald Trump, the Democrats are ineffective and the Presidency is about lying liars who spend their time lying. And oh boy, the news media is really trying hard to push the narrative that Ms. Wolf is a vulgar person who just says horrible things. I watched the 19 minutes C-Span roast she did. I think this comment may have made mainstream journalists upset: "You guys are obsessed with Trump. Did you used to date him? Because you pretend like you hate him, but I think you love him. I think what no one in this room wants to admit is that Trump has helped all of you. He couldn't sell steaks or vodka or water or college or ties or Eric, but he has helped you. "He's helped you sell your papers and your books and your TV. You helped create this monster, and now you're profiting off of him. And if you're gonna profit off of Trump, you should at least give him some money because he doesn't have any." True. The Media has overtly sensationalized everything. Like "Look, Trump is going mad again on Twitter! Let's all look!" I mean... yeah, Trump's Twitter feed is a joke. This is not a mature man but an old overgrown child who fail upwards. Michelle Wolf may also under fire from CNN for this comment: "We’ve got our friends at CNN here. Welcome guys, it’s great to have you. You guys love breaking news, and you did it, you broke it! Good work!" CNN is the worst. It is not one of my trusted sources. To get any objective media concerning the U.S., I have to visit outside media outlets like the BBC or Al Jazeera. Heck... the subs on Reddit and my own Twitter feed is more reliable than CNN. I think, in summary, that we cannot trust the news. Ms. Wolf, I believe, is under fire not for her comments about White House Spokesperson Sarah Huckabee Sanders' eye makeup, but for her comments that the news media is the responsible for our political chaos. Amercian Journalism cannot be trusted to tell the truth. A transcript of her roast is at https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-fix/wp/2018/04/29/michelle-wolfs-caustic-comedy-routine-at-the-white-house-correspondents-dinner-annotated/
When I was a teenager I worked at a Burger King in Connecticut. There was an older man who’d come in, Tom Paris. He was a retiree from New York. He would come in and spend his playing scratch off. I thought he was worth listening to because he was from New York and knew a lot of stuff. One day he said, “The worst thing that can happen to someone is to be forgotten.” He talked on about how everyone should strive to be something. It made an impact on how I judged myself. After a few decades, I’ve decided he was wrong. The worst thing that can happen to someone is being unhappy and not at peace.
When I read articles like this, http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-42920554, it reinforces my belief that the collective humanity should not be connected. It is like the tower of Babel. However, it is too late and even if humanity wanted to it cannot change our interconnectivity. Sometimes it is difficult to know that not everyone strives to be the best person they can be. Sometimes some people only live to behave like animals.