Unfortunately for Lehrer, he has to keep making meaning every day out of what he’s done. We’ll all get to use him in our long-running rhetorical battles and move on. Until the day, of course, when something we do — good or bad — pushes us into the meaningsphere and we’re judged by the crowd.
Sandra Fluke. Trayvon Martin. George Zimmerman. Chen Guangcheng. Octomom. Gore Vidal. Olympian 1. Olympian 2. Olympian 3. Malcolm Gladwell. Malcolm Gladwell. Malcolm Gladwell. Chick-Fil-A.
When everyone makes media, everything is a news peg.