I don’t know how you can avoid it, the biggest story in the country the day after Memorial Day is about a dead gorilla instead of war dead.  The public reaction, at least for the social misfits, is ridiculous.  Apparently they would prefer the death of a 4-year-old child over an unpredictable ape.  You can hear some of the reaction from a more sensible slice of America in the video below.  My listeners have some common sense in short supply elsewhere: