Saturday, October 5, 2013

Photo Of The Day

Man in electric wheelchair crossing a very long suspension bridge
From the Living with Disability Tumblr blog.

The "60 Minutes" Treatment

Oh, joy. "60 Minutes" is doing a story about the "alarming state" of Social Security Disability. I'm sure it will be a humane, nuanced story, without finger-pointing or victim-blaming.

Actually, I have some residual respect for "60 Minutes", but the show tends to do better with stories about corrupt individuals than with complex, systemic problems. Also, they tend to suggest creative, out-of-the-box ideas only if they happen to find someone to articulate them. When they simply interview the usual suspects, they end up reporting the usual, predictable answers.