Magical thinking at the Magic Mountain
Thomas Mann wrote his novel The Magic Mountain after a stay at Davos. Back then, a stay at Davos was a matter of life-and-death. The sanatoria have closed, to give way to the glamorous, magical-thinking stars.
Look, there’s Angelina Jolie! Angelina, how is the world faring on the health and human rights fronts? Oh, my gosh! It’s Bono! Bono, what needs to be done about African poverty? Hey, Richard Gere and Sharon Stone, how can we tackle the AIDS crisis?
Scott points out the press even covered doodling at Davos.
After all this seriousness, the MSM can look forward to covering Michael Jackson’s trial.