The Dumbing Down of ‘Merica Continues
At the risk of sounding like my parents and grandparents...WHAT THE HELL IS WRONG WITH THE WORLD THESE DAYS?? Why do we continue to celebrate morons in our society, and treat intelligence like a second class citizen.
The dumbing down of America has been happening for years, where ignorance is the new street smarts, and hard work is for idiots. Do you think I am being too harsh in my assessment? Let me offer up the most recent example of this (Don't worry, it's not about our countries leaders)....Danielle Bregoli.
Does that name ring a bell? She's the 'Cash me ousside' girl who rose to prominence after her appearance on Dr. Phil, and for some crazy reason has not gone away yet. 15 minutes of fame has turned into months and it's annoying.
Now why am I picking on a 14 year old girl. She's just a child, she's innocent. Not this one, but that's still not it. No, my issue with her today is that she is about to go on tour, making appearances and getting paid up to $50,000 each time. WHAT??????????
Now that my brain has melted, it gets better. She has a tour rider. Here are her demands:
- 50" inch TV with Netflix and DVD player for viewing Paris Hilton in House of Wax (movie subject to change)
- 3 fidget spinners
- 5 Gildan or Fruit of the Loom brand white tank tops, "ABSOLUTELY NO HANES BRAND"
- 4 large Domino's pizzas
- 1 fruit platter, but NO pineapple
This looks like the rider a 14 year old girl (or 30 year old stoner) would submit. 3 fidget spinners?? Paris Hilton movies?? NO PINEAPPLE?? What kind of monster doesn't like pineapple?? It's God's fruit!
So this continues the disturbing trend of rewarding idiots. Great job America, at this rate we should no longer be a global super power by 2020. Am I wrong here? Tell me I'm not alone here, and that you see how ridiculous this is.