This article first appeared in the St. Louis Beacon: August 25, 2008 - Wow, it is as though network TV has been born again! Two weeks of Olympics, China style.
Now, off to the Mile High City for Barack Obama's coronation and then on to Minneapolis for John McCain, the action hero mini-series.
Anyone who thinks nothing good could come from Reality TV shows did not watch the Olympics carefully enough. Sure, no one got tossed off the island, but there were disqualifications. And though the judges did not get to speak, Randy, Simon and Paula had nothing on some of those gymnastics judges - such harsh scoring!