By how many votes did Barack Obama beat John McCain in the 2008 presidential election?  9,522,083.

By how many votes did Hilary Swank beat Annette Bening in the 2000 Oscar race?  That’s top secret information.  We will never know.  Ever.

We’ve all heard the old adage: “If you don’t have something nice to say, don’t say anything at all,” or the revamped version penned by Joan Rivers:“If you don’t have anything nice to say, come sit by me.”I generally keep my negative opinions to myself, but I’ve just about reached my limit.