Hotmail and MSN

I have a Hotmail account.  I've had it for a very long time--since before Microsoft amoeba'd Hotmail.  I don't use it for very much, but I stop by once in a while to empty my in-box and clean things up.  When I exit my Hotmail account, I am automatically taken to an MSN site with, oh, celebrity junk and other stuff.  A genuine crap-fest of idiocy that I usually pass on.  Today I took a look at a feature they had called "Did They Forgive", a total of 17 wrongs in need of righting, in honor of, and I can just barely spit this one out--International Forgiveness Day.  So I breezed through them, and here's the brief run-down:
-Number one was, of course, the ever newsworthy Brad Pitt/Jennifer Aniston thingie.
-There was one terrorist attack in need of forgiveness.
-One was a little girl who was bitten by a shark.

Then it gets interesting.....

-There were 4 instances of black people needing forgiveness from other blacks.
-5 on blacks in need of forgiveness from whites.
-A single report of a black gang of 8 who nearly murdered a white boy for his cell phone, but I had to dig deep to discover that the gang of 8 were black.
 -Two politicians are in need of forgiveness for their mis-deeds.  Mark Sanford and Arnold Schwarzenegger, both Republicans.

MSN apparently has an agenda, and it's overt.  That's OK by me I suppose.

Comments

  1. We read about the little girl and the shark in "The Week" magazine. After she was bitten, she said she hated sharks and liked dolphins a lot better. Then her parents explained that it wasn't personal, and she forgave the shark. Actually it's no more personal than me eating beef, right? No offense, cow!

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  2. While it's so very true that I've bitten more than my fair share of cows, I've never taken one on before it was already dead. That just seems, um, sharky.....

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