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"The First Rule of Holes: If you're in one, stop digging."
As I write this, the Rockets have just tied their series with the Lakers 3-3, a series in which nobody, including some local writers, didn't think Houston could even win a game, especially without T-Mac and after Yao broke his foot, leaving our two superstars out of the rest of the post-season.
There's a term our local announcer has been using: "excuse machine". The national media likes the Lakers because they love L.A., they love Kobe Bryant, and they want to see another Lakers-Celtics series. So, each time the Rockets win, it's, "Well, they just blew it."
This is an excellent example of not using all the facts. Selectivity is probably the worst problem in this country today. People decide what they want and ignore anything that goes against it.
(I had rant to the media at the bottom of this page, but their attitude has me too upset to focus on it.)
There are three types of selectivity:
Next time, I'll start on another series of blogs, this one on one thing that most people in this country don't know how to do: listen.
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