Posts Tagged ‘2012 Olympic games’

Ask The Eye, NBC Nightmare

July 31, 2012

Dear Eye View

Last weekend my husband’s brother and his wife volunteered to watch our three kids so we could attend an out of town wedding. Since returning home, my 7-year-old son has had trouble sleeping and has seemed unusually fearful, not only for his sake but also for the sake of his sisters. On Friday evening, after he tried to get our entire family to sleep together, my husband and I pried the cause of his worries from him: While spending the night at his aunt and uncle’s home, his uncle put on a television showing a  demon that devours children in the night. He told my son that men in their family hunted this demon and that now he was of an age to protect his family from the demon. I was livid and wanted to call my brother-in-law and tear him a new one. My husband called his brother, and his brother told him he was just trying to entertain him. He apologized for scaring our son, and my husband forgave him. I’m still furious, though, and I’m worried about my brother-in-law’s mental state. He has never done anything like this before, and his actions were irresponsible and cruel. What if he actually believes what he said? My husband wants to drop the issue, but our son still refuses to sleep alone. Clueless

Dear Clueless

I understand your concern. We all understand your concern. Just turn off NBC for two weeks and call me in the   morning.. Hope this helps.

EV

Romney Hammered For Concerns Regarding Security, Eye View Finds Largest McDonalds In The World More Disconcerting

July 27, 2012

LONDON—On day three of his overseas tour, Mitt Romney woke up to unfriendly headlines from the British media, who continue to trash him for telling NBC News that he found preparations for the Olympics here “disconcerting.”

“Mitt the Twit,” declared The Sun tabloid, condemning Romney as a “wannabe president.”

The Independent headlined their take on Romney’s trip, “Romneyshambles”—accusing him of not only committing a diplomatic gaffe but later “the cardinal sin of U.S. politics, flip-flopping” on his criticism.

Romney hammered for using word disconcerting and security.  Failed to mention disconcerting and  that the Largest McDonalds in the World.