People are always saying how it’s “disgraceful” that American Idol gets more votes than a presidential election. But I think if the presidential election used the American Idol system, it’d be more popular. Imagine McCain giving a speech on national security, then when he finished, he had to turn to a panel of the American Idol judges and listen to Paula Abdul tell him “You know, I think you have such great, just great great, but I wasn’t, you know, feeling that good stuff in my stomach when you said that part about nuclear weapons caches in the former Soviet Union,” then watching an irate McCain have to nod silently as Randy Jackson adds “She’s right dawg. She’s right.” Anyway, now they’re adding a fourth person to the judging mix. Usmagazine.com reports:
Grammy-nominated songwriter Kara DioGuardi is being added as a fourth judge on Fox’s American Idol.
I’ve seen exactly one episode of American Idol and the show is unbearable. It’s really difficult to listen to someone karaoke if you’re not black out drunk or with the knowledge that when the night is over, you’re going to have sex. Adding one judge is not going to make me watch this show. I think three judges works, it just needs to be these three judges: