I wish that more newscasters were ugly like they are on public television and radio

The other day I was walking through the student union and the big screen television caught my eye and I was struck by the streamlined blonde haired beauty of the head that was reporting the news of the day — some bomb or car wreck or some thing like that — and I wondered why she had to be so pristine, so clean, and so bright and shiny, and smell so good even through the screen, and I wished she were a little more like Jim Lehrer or Diane Rehm or even that saggy commentator with the big glasses that sits opposite David Brooks during presidential debate analysis, so that I could believe what it was she was telling me.

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