Eugene David
...The One-Minute Pundit

Friday, June 17, 2011

But we must reflect further, and console ourselves: if the luck news hacks celebrate seems so overwhelming now, and they seem so overwhelmingly omnipotent now, think of it and them in twenty years. Who can name five Paper of Re-CORD reporters from twenty years ago? We have said before and to distraction that this age reeks of impermanence, and this enduringly preposterous saga reminds us that the vast bulk of what has lately obsessed us won't qualify as historical footnotes. Who will remember WEINER in twenty years except as the punchline to a bad joke? All this should go without saying but in a world that sometimes seems nothing but PR pranks someone must repeat it.

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