News & Politics

The Scariest Part of The "Balloon Boy" Story

You've heard the expression, "rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic." Perhaps we need a new one: "Watching the balloon go by."

Editor's Note: Last week, the cable news networks invited us all to gawk, in real time, as the bizarre tale of the "balloon boy" unfolded. The story hijacked news shows from CNN to MSNBC on Friday and into the weekend. This week the breathless media coverage continues. What other stories might be missed with all our eyes glued to this publicity stunt?Comic and political satirist Lee Camp takes this on.

Lee Camp is a comedian and writer in NYC. He tours clubs and colleges across the country, writes for Huffington Post and 236.com, and does comedic commentary for various television shows (but no longer Fox News).
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