It may have been in early 2009 when Congressman Joe Baca first got the idea that video games should be slapped with health warnings. He wrote a bill that would mandate it. It went nowhere.
On Thursday, this guy, the current governor of Kanagawa prefecture in Japan, wagged his finger at violent video games and said he'd ban them as well if he's elected governor of Tokyo. About 12 hours later, a tsunami smashed into northeast Japan.
Sometimes it seems the job description of a politician includes not having fun with things the kids like, because, well, think of the dignity of the office or something. P'shaw. Dallas' mayor must have been thinking of the coolness of the office when he kicked off a 24-hour Guitar Hero III fund-raising marathon on…