It’s no secret to my family, close friends, and theoretically anyone on the Internet that I do not normally watch television. Many years ago television time turned into computer time. My current abode is failing in both the cable TV and broadcast sections. This doesn’t mean I never watch television. In fact, it means my time with the tube is treasured much more.
At the bottom of said mammoth viewing screen is a section of the CNN broadcast captioned “News Briefs.” It is intended to provide the viewer summaries of current affairs via fading between said summaries for fifteen or so seconds each. In the thirty or so minutes I watched, I was informed about important current affairs like: