I don't watch or listen to the CBC much anymore. But it's the playoffs so you pretty much have to go to the CBC if you want to watch any of the final round of the Stanley Cup. And in the mornings, when I turn on the TV while making breakfast, the TV pops up with CBC News. It's been a good change of pace. I actually find myself informed on the news of the day while I scramble up some eggs.
things took a dramatic turn for the worse a couple days ago. Instead of
an update on the latest economic crisis or the whereabouts of that
freak from Montreal, I got a five minute rundown of the weather
situation through the Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebrations. I had no
idea such a thing was going on or why I should give a shit. I patiently
waited for the next news segment only to be greeted to another 5 minute
block of Jubilee related information.
I changed the
channel in disgust. When did the CBC turn into such a royalist
douchebag of a news organization? And when did we start
over-celebrating 60 year anniversaries? I can kind of understand people
losing their shit over a prince getting married but I am dumbfounded
that they are making such a huge deal over 60 years of a queen being a
And then this morning another dose of
Jubilation! It seems like CBC is only breaking their Diamond Jubilee
coverage for those few hours of hockey coverage every other night.
Unreal. Can't wait for LA to wrap up the championship so I can get back
to not watching the CBC.