What Alec Baldwin and every pastor who has ever lived have in common.

What Alec Baldwin and every pastor who has ever lived have in common.

alecbaldwinI just read through a New Yorker article where Alec Baldwin discusses his issues regarding the media, the paparazzi, and what he believes to be a false public perception of himself.  I must admit much of what I read seemed like a pointless rant…until I came to this paragraph.

In the New Media culture, anything good you do is tossed in a pit, and you are measured by who you are on your worst day. What’s the Boy Scout code? Trustworthy. Loyal. Helpful. Friendly. Courteous. Kind. Obedient. Cheerful. Thrifty. Brave. Clean. Reverent. I might be all of those things, at certain moments. But people suspect that whatever good you do, you are faking. You’re that guy. You’re that guy that says this. There is a core of outlets that are pushing these stories out. (News source’s name removed) clutters the blogosphere with “Alec Baldwin, he’s the Devil, he’s Fidel Baldwin.” Read more about What Alec Baldwin and every pastor who has ever lived have in common.