Washington (CNN) - Moments after an energetic Madonna entertained fans during the halftime show at Sunday's Super Bowl, millions of television viewers got an emotional jolt back into reality.
The imagery was powerful: Stern faces of workers and families in Detroit, aged plants rumbling back to work, a city resiliently fighting back from the devastating slump of the auto industry.
Conservatives are upset about it that it presented a generally upbeat and inspiring vision of the future, instead of scaring people with predictions gloom and doom. Karl Rove looked pretty stupid claiming that he was personally insulted. So, what else is new?