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If You're Going to Speculate about Tiger Woods, Chinese TV says "Go Big or Stay Home."

Thanks to my colleague Rob Schmitz, KQED’s LA bureau chief for passing along this video.

Attention: Bird, Musker! Animators here ought to be pushing for more ImagiNewsCast® sequences in American news broadcasts! The President won’t so a sit down? Now, ImagiNewsCast® how the interview might go, especially when you ask a personal question and he slaps you. During Sweeps Week, wouldn’t those stories about how “your dry cleaning can kill you” look better if you could see people actually dying, and public health workers stacking up the bodies like cordwood? And if your anchor is sick some day, just ImagiNewsCast® him or her!

Check out my blatant attempt to get Google hits on this week’s Off-Ramp.

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