America has many problems: double-digit unemployment; a bickering Congress that can't get anything done; professionals athletes that tag anything with breasts.
But this may be the most glaring issue facing our great country: a fascination with people that have accomplished absolutely nothing and offer positively zero to society.
For example, the fourth season premiere of Keeping Up With the Kardashians somehow racked up 4.1 million viewers on Sunday night. 4.1 million! More women watched the episode than any in the network's history.
What could possibly prompt an individual to care about the scripted fortunes of Kourtney, Kim and Khloe Kardashian? We're actually asking. If you tuned in, please tell us why!
Fame could tear these sisters apart... or make them millions of dollars for using large boobs, a pregnancy and a fake marriage to draw viewers in to their TV show.