Maybe it's general laziness. Maybe it's some profound cultural tunnel vision brought on by the click-drunk Internet. In any case, it's screamingly obvious that the media have an amazing ability to completely forget the shit they reported just a few years earlier.

Don't believe us? Take a look at three recent news cycles that, when you step back for a moment and dig through the headlines, draw to mind the classic quote, "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it," which we're pretty sure was coined by Jesse Ventura.


What's Behind the Jennifer Lawrence Backlash? A Conversation.
slate.com


2014: The media start rhetorically asking why everyone hates an actress that only the media hate.

Are We About To Start Hatha- Hating Jennifer Lawrence? Posted: 03/26/2014 10:49 am EDT I Updated: 03/27/2014 12:01 pm EDT
huffingtonpost.com


2014: Old sweetheart is arbitrarily compared to new sweetheart.

In Which I Prove That Lupita Nyong'o Is Better Than Jennifer Lawrence
crushable.com


2014: "Everyone loves America's sweetheart, Lupita Nyong'o," says news.

Lupita Nyong'o Was Everyone's Oscar Princess! The 15 Moments That Crowned Her Hollywood Royalty!
perezhilton.com


2014: Lupita Nyong'o is doomed.

AMERICA'S NEW SWEETHEART: THE IMPORTANCE OF LUPITA NYONG'O 03 MAR 2014 L POSTED BY JELANL BROOKS
masetv.com.previewdns.com


Amanda Bynes Is Sexy and/or Has Mental Issues and/or Has Sexy Mental Issues

2005: Amanda Bynes turns 18. The media begin the arduous task of headline-humping the crap out of her.

Amanda Bynes Bikini Times By phil April 11. 2005 4:33 AM g+1 0 U8
egotastic.com

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