Humans are attracted to tragedy, like moths to a flame. We can't resist gaping at an accident that, even though it tugs at the heartstrings, still manages to titillate that baser part of our brains.
We enjoy the misfortune of others, even if it's only a reminder about how much better off we are.
That was the sensation that I had watching the interview on Fox, where Judge Brett Kavanaugh and his wife Ashley sat down and exposed the most intimate parts of their lives to millions of viewers.
Columnist Christine Flowers joins Rod today at 4:35