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Ruth_VasserPresident Lyndon B. Johnson pulled up his shirt to show the press his scar from gall bladder surgery. The resulting photo sent the world into shock. How could any decent person, let alone the president, expose himself in such a way publicly. There was certainly lots of indignation about the event.

Today there is so many outrageous personal photos online his actions wouldn’t even be noticed. For instance, stories of the nude photos of the wife of Donald Trump, a presidential aspirant, surfaced a week ago and barely raised eyebrows albeit the photos were 10 years old.

I grew up in an era when the rule was, “If you don’t have anything good to say, don’t say anything”. Nowadays, everyone is an Imus-type shock jock. Everyone is trying to say or do something more attention getting than the next person. People live to go viral

People do intentionally bad things while they…

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