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Let the Conversation about the Word 'Conversation' Begin

Submitted by Leo Klein on Mon, 7/30/07 (8:32am)

First, Hillary Clinton begins her campaign for the presidency with the incredibly vapid statement:

Let the Conversation Begin

Then, the Washington Post counters in defense of a completely silly column on her anatomy:

Let the Cleavage Conversation Begin

Now Sam Boyd from Tapped has had enough. He writes:

Can We Not Let the Cleavage Conversation Begin

My suggestion is, maybe we can stop the Conversation long enough to actually say something. I mean, is there anyone who can still use this word with a straight face?