Commentary: The train of thought behind today's R.B.D.S.O.T.D.: My father watches twenty-four-hour cable news, alternating 'twixt Fox News & M.S.N.B.C. throughout the day. This morning, while I was in the kitchen (where I could not avoid the televised poison of twenty-four-hour cable news), I saw a commercial from one of those super sleazy law firms trolling for clients, looking to cash in on human misery, in this instance on botched hip replacement surgeries/recalled surgical implants. My father recently had hip-replacement surgery, which to this point in his recover appears to have gone very well, praise God. I grinned as "I'll Sue Ya" came to mind.
"I sued Ben Affleck—
Ah, do I even need a reason?…"