Dumb Question

Can someone explain why at this moment all 3 cable networks are carrying live coverage of D.A. Nifong’s (Duke rape case) testimony at an ethics hearing?

More to point–why can’t I see such coverage of just one of the many congressional oversight hearings on issues that affect millions of Americans?

8 thoughts on “Dumb Question

  1. Rape! Lawyers! Ethics! Racism!
    What is there in this story for a cable news producer NOT to love?
    Habeas corpus? DOJ scandal? Iraq war? Old news. MEGO.
    Did I mention rape? Lawyers? Ethics? Racism?

  2. Jack K. says:

    …one time, long ago, I got in trouble for answering a professor’s rhetorical questions…
    I’ve learned my lesson…

  3. pansypoo says:

    what threaduli said. teevee gnews jazz hands.

  4. norbizness says:

    Nobody’s been able to explain to my satisfaction why the original story, ostensibly local news, dominated the airwaves and certain blogs for months on end.

  5. Athenae says:

    Victimized white males. Never a ratings loser.
    A.

  6. virgotex says:

    just be glad it’s not Paris Hilton

  7. pansypoo says:

    no missing white chicks or shark attacks.

  8. Gindy says:

    Sex sells?

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