Michael Lynche...

 ...this guy had to be saved?!

  THIS GUY??!!

  Here we go again...

  Desperate for something, notably buzz or controversy or press or anything, "American Idol" got some tonight: Somehow Michael Lynche nearly got dumped.

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  Oh come on. For cying out loud.

  Are voters of this show truly the...

   No, I'll bite my tongue. I won't say anything, or write anything, other than to observe the following: Something is wrong in "Idol"-land when one of the best of the lot nearly gets zapped...

  Not a strong final twelve. Good ones have gone already. Untalented ones remain. 

  And nearly, nearly, one of two best of the entire group gets dumped because somehow voters - in their finite wisdom or AT&T block voters still sending in millions of hits for you know - didn't bother to vote for ML. 

  The judges naturally save ML. How could they not?

  But what the heck is going on?