John Oliver scored a major success on Sunday when he took on televangelists – but you could argue that is inherently more of a "soft target" than, say, Argentinian debt, which he has also examined. Yes, I wonder as well why it takes a comedy show to address these issues.
When Southwest Dekalb High School (Decatur, Ga.) holds its graduation next month, one of the school’s top students won’t attend because the ceremony is being held in a church.
Nahkoura Mahnassi, 16, has a 3.8 GPA and is in the top 10 percent of her class. Apparently her smarts go well beyond books, because she feels strongly that her commencement should be held at a neutral site, like the Georgia Dome, rather than a Christian church.