What’s the hottest little piece of “I Hate America!” being shown to your kids behind your back?:
THE STORY OF STUFF!
And who’s the vaguely Carrie-Fisher-looking broad hosting it? Why that’s Annie Leonard!:
Leonard is coordinator of Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives and serves on the boards of International Forum for Globalization and the Environmental Health Fund. She previously held positions with Health Care Without Harm, Essential Information and Greenpeace International, and is currently coordinator of the Funders Workgroup for Sustainable Production and Consumption.
Fair! And Balanced!
Well, at least *I’ll* balance it out in the next few days…
[By the way, you can spend hours picking out all the lies in this thing, but this one (at 15:05) I can’t let go without comment: that we’re targeted by 3000 ads per day. A little math says this is 125 an hour. So apparently we’re watching TV 24 hours a day, and seeing nothing but 28.8 second commercials]
Oh, and a shiny new donkey if you can actually sit through the whole thing without turning away in disgust at least once.
Hint: I don’t get a donkey.
UPDATE: Surely SOMEONE is strong enough to claim this glistening beast of burden!
UPDATE 2 (5-13-09 10:30AM): For those without YouTube viewing capability, the full referenced and annotated script:
Sorry, no donkey for reading these.