Below you will find the famous rant made by TV news anchor Howard Beale in the movie “Network”, which was released in 1976. Little seems to have changed from back then and I could make a good argument that the world is in fact a far worse place then when that speech was given.
How many of us today feel like Beale did? How many of us are feed up with reality TV, tabloid journalism and the networks’ “do anything to bump ratings” approach to news reporting. Can we even trust the news anymore?
The world has gotten a little weird and the recent US elections are proof of that. Today, politicians seem more interested in their campaign contributors than the voters that they are supposed to be representing. Today, people seem willing to just make stuff up and say anything in order to win and they are not even embarrassed when they get caught and they do get caught. What happened? How did we allow things to get like this? I’ll let Mr Beale say the rest… Continue reading “I’m Mad As Hell And I’m Not Going To Take It Any More!”