Not about Wacko Jacko

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  • Is it too much to ask for a little respect for the dead? Even the tabloids refrained from the "wacko jacko" tag in today's headlines.

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  • The press didn't use the Wacko tag because today they need to milk the crowd for most mawkish possible response. Why should our feelings about an albeit talented but deeply weird pop star be changed by the fact of his passing?

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  • How we express our personal feelings about anyone is a matter of personal choice. This is a glib, throwaway headline that serves no purpose except to demonstrate a basic lack of respect for the death of a human being. I would have hoped that a trade journal aimed at the legal profession would have slightly higher standards.

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  • As the above comment seems familiar with why the press refrains from using the tag - though needs to have it spelt our WHY there is respect in the world for people who have made a go of life.... but have passed - a pause in time to acknowledge that it is not an easy life especially when you are hounded under the spot light of the press who make a living from others who are prized by the public... thats show business... so I wonder why they have funerals or poetry or why do people even bother to write songs or stories... It is humanity and with ignorant journalist who obviously have no respect or humanity it is any wonder why the legal profession has a reputation for being ....

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