The US main stream media seems to be bored with the thousands affected by the floods in China and Pakistan, and the hundreds dying each day in Russia due to the fires.
The death of a former senator and the various primary elections take center stage.
The consequences of this media shortsightedness is that the citizens are left ignorant.
Thomas Jefferson and his ilk believed that the free press would keep our country informed. Being informed would make us strong.
The MSM have made us weak.