Well, I wrote a book about Blame. Obviously I was interested in the subject, so it isn’t unusual that I think a lot about blaming. But I’ve got to tell you that since I wrote the book, I am inundated with the word blame. Everywhere I look, every TV show and news article centers around, or in some way refers to blaming. Of course, it isn’t my fault (not solely anyway) that blame is so pervasive in our society. The fact that I wrote a book about blaming probably did not significantly influence how often the word is used. Still, I can’t believe how frequently blatant blaming occurs. Here are a few recent examples from the news referring to blames and blaming.