On Thursday, President Obama addressed the nation. His topic - immigration reform - had significant consequences for millions of people living in this country. Depending on how you feel about the issue, his message was either very brave or highly illegal.
Even with all that on the line, not one of the three major television networks deemed the address newsworthy enough to broadcast it live. All stuck with their regular programming for fear of alienating advertisers.
By this single act, all three major television networks (ABC, NBC and CBS) firmly established their irrelevance. Where once they were respected, go-to sources of information, now they are …