The government is fighting against having to test beef for mad cow. Amazing.
You’re wondering why Kanye West is interesting. We get that. But the following is a frightening account of what happens when someone who has had success forgets where he is and what he is doing. A bit like Tony Blair after he stepped down as British Prime Minister and tried to fix the Middle East. Or Arnold Schwarznegger when he decided it was a good idea to do Expendables 2.
The majority of Americans pay little or no attention to news stories or government actions that do not appear to impact their lives or the lives of close friends. If something non-local happens that is brought to their attention by the media, they will passively accept government explanations and simplistic solutions.