As I watched Tuesday while the anchors on 'Fox & Friends' leveled unsubstantiated charges against Rep. Elijah Cummings as if they were facts, I couldn't help thinking how much more dangerous Sen. Joe McCarthy might have been in the 1950s if there had been a show like this to amplify his reckless allegations.
By some estimates, as much as a quarter of the country has cut back on gluten or eliminated it altogether. And yet, experts say less than 10 percent of us have a real problem with gluten. So everyone else? Those gluten-free muffins in your grocery cart are there for no good reason.
I remember interviewing the 2009 1st-round pick before the start of that season -- I was doing a story on how he and Matt Birk would beef up the Ravens offensive line -- and Oher was soft-spoken and shy. Flash-forward to today, Oher seemed calm and collected on "The View."