News addiction that doesn't go away

It began a week ago, on March 31, at 6:30 p.m. I was all set to watch the evening news. But the region was hunkering down for bad weather, and the only news was about that. I understood the exigency, but did my daily news have to be taken away entirely?

I suddenly realized I had become a Trump Administration addict. I could not go even a day without tuning in to see what they were up to. It had become my major amusement.

Just a day earlier the big news was that Ivanka was getting a White House job. My bet was that she'd soon be headed to Cuba to report on Guantanamo. How not to laugh? After the death of Fidel Castro and Cuba's return to the capitalist fold, a Trump resort...