2012: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
2012: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly 2012 was a very eventful year in the real world. We spent most of the year listening to political ads before Barack Obama was re-elected as president in a vote that was expected to be close, but saw challenger Mitt Romney lose by a pretty wide margin. Among the year’s notable deaths was pop singer Whitney Houston, who was found dead in her hotel room bathtub after a 15-year battle with drug abuse. Also, we discovered that the Princess of Wales is pregnant. That was wonderful news in light of all the tragedy. A good chunk of the U.S. east coast was annihilated by Hurricane Sandy, which caused the most damage in New York and New Jersey; 17-year-old Trayvon Martin was shot and killed in Florida by a man who claimed the shooting was in self-defense. Nobody witnessed the shooting, resulting in a controversy with nobody really knowing what exactly happened. And most recently, we had the biggest story of the year - and most horrifying - when a 20-year-old lunatic shot and killed 26 people, including 20 first-graders, at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut. 2012 was also very eventful in the world of sports. Following is my long list of those notable events:
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