Tuesday, June 22, 2010

A Comment Dichotomy

Take a look at the number of comments in these news stories. You might need to click to zoom in.:

I think this tells you everything you need to know about the Huffington Post readership, or really the readership of any newspaper. Two thousand people dead in Somewhereistan? Well we usually care about human rights and the suffering of innocents, but not this time. But look! There are Jews protesting something? Especially really religious ones? We are there, man!

1 comment:

  1. The Jews attract attention all out proportion to their numbers. Israel is an incredibly tiny country and yet it merits more attention than Kyrgyzstan and Somalia! And all of this global obsession with Israel leads to a very distorted appreciation of what goes on in the country.