http://www.nationalreview.com/articles/ ... rich-lowry
(Yes, I read the national review now and then. In my home town of the People's Republic of Cambridge this is tantamount to admitting that you read Mein Kampf for pleasure. But it should come as no surprise that as in personal habits, so in politics, I consider myself a moderate, and like to get a full range of perspectives. I've quoted the New York times enough on this site to balance this out, I think?)If time be of all things the most precious,â€ Benjamin Franklin said, â€œwasting time must be the greatest prodigality.â€ But he had never heard of a status update.
Facebook is the worldâ€™s foremost purveyor of information you shouldnâ€™t care about. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is to uselessness what Henry Ford was to the automobile. He has mastered it on an industrial scale and is riding it to a vast fortune. At more than $100 billion, the valuation of Facebook equals the annual GDP of Morocco or Vietnam, countries that donâ€™t top anyoneâ€™s list of economic powerhouses, but do actually produce some things of value.
Off to post another status update on the no-s FB fan page...