Only one thing pulled me out of my depressed post-holiday mud-bath this morning: Neal Gabler's poignant Boston Globe op-ed about how this truly is a nation full of overgrown children. The premise - that there's nothing lamer than the old "America is the best country on the planet" line - is hardly new, as comics and contrarians have been stating the obvious for years (Chris Rock's opponent in Head of State said it best: "God bless America, and no place else").
If it seems like
I was just yesterday commending The Boston Globe for its coverage of ballot
Question 2 concerning marijuana decriminalization; it’s because I was. Indeed,
this past Monday reporter David Abel penned a news piece that evidenced how
ill-reasoned the Massachusetts District Attorneys Association (MDAA) is in its crusade
against the Committee for Sensible Marijuana Policy (CSMP)