Two Cents Worth – What happened to common sense?

Two Cents Column

Sometimes the inspiration for this column comes to me at the last minute when I need it the most.

As I was surfing around online, I came across a Washington Post article detailing how there is a a large group of viewers who were upset that Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps didn’t really get into a pool and race a real Great White Shark, as they thought was being advertised for a Discovery Channel special for Shark Week.

Yes, there are people in America who believed that a very successful Olympic swimmer was going to get into a pool with a real life, potentially man-eating shark and race it.

What is wrong with us, people? Have we lost the ability to use common sense?

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