No, not literally. But the host of HBO's "Last Week Tonight" doesn't love our hyperbolic headlines.
Some headlines seem more sympathetic to white perpetrators of mass violence than black victims of police shootings.
Don't hold your breath waiting for these.
I know, you keep hearing conflicting reports about saturated fat and health outcomes. So do I. Most recently, just a few
Don't get me wrong. I am very fond of Pope Francis -- his warmth and sunniness, and his dedication to serving the poor. But it is becoming wearying when the Pope, after three years in office, edifies the faithful through off-the-cuff remarks that the media scramble to decipher.
Conventional wisdom is made to be challenged -- that, in fact, is what science is for. Science never rests, and those of us who profess devotion to it are obligated to move with it. But spitting convention in the eye is probably another matter.
The study does not report that vegetarianism increases the risk of heart disease, cancer, or any other bad outcome. Nothing of the sort. Not even close.
Since most headlines are filled with unadulterated honesty (ahem), it can be very liberating to take one day out of the year and imagine some top stories that could never, ever, ever happen.