In accordance with this 24 hour news cycle I'm only allowed to talk about Michael Jackson...
We can ignore the whole cap and tax vote going on today. The largest tax increase on the entire population of the United States just isn't as newsworthy as Michael Jackson.
Giving government the ability to control energy consumption, which all individuals and industry is involved with, isn't as important as Michael Jackson.
A sweeping change in American policy that is outside the constraints set up by our founding documents should not be discussed. Talk about Michael Jackson.
Just beat it.