With a nod to the late Chicago cafe columnist Irv Kupcinet for my use of “infanticipation” as a term for excitement over a forthcoming birth, I have to raise a question about the Yankee media’s excessive coverage of the imminent arrival of a new member of the British royal family.


The morning shows on the TV networks are all atwitter, for example, at NEWS that Princess Kate (above) is now in labor.


Is this really the most important news of the day?


UPDATE: It says HERE that the Web site of the Guardian, a British newspaper, has a button ...

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With a nod to the late Chicago cafe columnist Irv Kupcinet for my use of “infanticipation” as a term for excitement over a forthcoming birth, I have to raise a question about the Yankee media’s excessive coverage of the imminent arrival of a new member of the British royal family.

The morning shows on the TV networks are all atwitter, for example, at NEWS that Princess Kate (above) is now in labor.

Is this really the most important news of the day?

UPDATE: It says HERE that the Web site of the Guardian, a British newspaper, has a button ...

Read more