I can't help but wonder if this is because for the vast majority of their lives, TV news was only broadcast for about an hour a day, so they felt compelled to tune in so they wouldn't miss anything. Now that it's 24/7 on several channels, the compulsion to have it on is still there even though the actual need for it is gone.No memes, but an interesting observation.. I hail from a large family and when I visit my uncles, aunties, etc.. I have noticed that there is at least one dedicated television in their homes that broadcast either MSNBC, CNN, or FOX News 24/7. Does anyone else find that weird?