Tuesday morning on MSNBC, Joe Scarborough and Willie Geist were treating Charlie Sheen’s latest out-of-control escapades as a joke, but his co-host Mika Brzezinski kept insisting that Sheen is in serious trouble and needs psychiatric help.
Sheen claims he’s now drug-free. If he’s not on drugs — and the Two and a Half Men star’s penchant for cocaine is legendary — then his outrageous behavior and statements in a series of interviews must be viewed as symptomatic of mental illness. In recent days:
On Tuesday’s Morning Joe, Brzezinski mentioned bipolar disorder (also known as manic depression) as a likely diagnosis, and Sheen exhibits many symptoms of being in a manic phase. Los Angeles Times media critic James Rainey said TV news networks are “aiding and abetting” Sheen’s “epic meltdown,” a spectacle he called “nauseating.” It is certainly no longer a laughing matter. Sheen’s popularity helped him amass nearly a half-million Twitter followers within hours of joining the microblogging site Tuesday afternoon. But if Sheen’s downward spiral into madness continues much further, all those people may soon be following a corpse.
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?