I would not say that Our National Discourse has degraded to the level of Springer/Lake. Hell, Springer/Lake references are already what, 20 years old?
But is there any real difference between a classic Springer episode, or, like, Wrestlemania, and the Debt Wrestlemania?
We have not wanted for spectacle in our long blighted descent into banal madness.
We have however wanted for humanity.
I turn this post over to an Irishman, the Mighty Stef. Who sings the only song that matters in this low, dishonest millennium.