I hate to become part of the problem but …

The American public, with a sizable assist from the navel-gazing media, is responsible for the virus knows as Kim Kardashian. I hate to contribute to the debasing of the culture by even acknowledging its existence but I can’t let this comment, contained within a letter to its “fans” regarding the demise of her 72-day marriage, pass: I’m being honest here and I hope you respect my courage because this isn’t easy to go through. You know, if Al-Qaeda had bombed the Kardashian wedding they’d probably win a lot of converts. I’d suggest Occupying the Kardashians but that’s been done (by thousands of…

Herman Cain’s story keeps changing

The alleged “high-tech lynching” of Herman Cain has elicited an almost Clinton-ian response from the GOP presidential candidate popular motivational speaker. The New York Times chronicles his ever-shifting version of events. ON A SETTLEMENT: Fox News, “Happening Now,” 11:20 am, Monday: “If the restaurant did a settlement, I wasn’t even aware of it. And I hope it wasn’t for much, because nothing happened.” National Press Club, 1 pm, Monday: “I am unaware of any settlement. I hope it wasn’t for much, because I didn’t do anything.” PBS Newshour, 6 p.m.: “I was aware that an agreement was reached. The word ‘settlement’ versus…