Harry Reid is a busy man. The Senate Majority Leader has to fund two unpopular wars, pass an increasingly spineless health care reform package, and focus on his reelection campaign, which promises to be much tougher than it was in 2004.
As an isolated incident, such an event would be fairly insignificant. Reid wasn’t holding a press conference; he was walking out of a meeting that had been closed to the media for a reason, and it’s not a surprise that he wanted to avoid an interview.
However, his talk of Tiger was telling, as it was indicative of a larger problem with the way our society works.
Here’s the question: why do we care so much about Tiger Woods?
Our obsession with this story is just another example of our habit of...
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