It's better to vote for what you want and not get it than to vote for what you don't want and get it. -- Eugene Debs
What? Famous people - dying as well?! Will nobody stop this madness?
Wow is right. Wow is exactly how millions went when Michael Jackson did his moonwalk. A sparkle in their eyes, a kick in their step, countless human beings across this planet of ours felt, however momentarily, the very joy of living as a result of being touched by the talent and genius of this one man. When there are countless other things to rightly be contemptuous and derisive of, why be cynical, no matter how directly or indirectly, of the happy-making?
I know, they're wasting so much news time talking about it. I'm not going to watch the news until this dies down.
Personally, I find it grotesquely repulsive that the death of someone famous is made out to be more tragic than the death of some poor unknown schnook from Peoria solely on the basis of their fame.
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