The public mood, as expressed in the comments sections of news stories around the web wide world.
A commenter is unimpressed by Jerry Lewis' MDA telethon and doesn't mind complaining to the Washington Post's Tom Shales about it. "How about we start to plan a telethon for all of the unemployed americans. $60 Million would go a long way towards helping people facing foreclosure or other economic problems." Hey, math whiz: there are 15 million people unemployed in the United States. Just how far do you expect that four bucks a person to go?