Jerry Springer Is America?

” ‘Jerry Springer – The Opera’ couldn’t be a bigger London success if you dipped it in chocolate and threw it to the lesbians, as one of its few reprintable lyrics suggests. What happened, exactly? This: The world now believes America is Jerry Springer, and Americans are Jerry’s guests. The world believed it long before there was a ‘Jerry Springer Show,’ in fact; the show merely solidified that belief, giving justifiable anti-Americanism a name and a face – that of Springer’s mild, jaded, half-smile of effrontery.”