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I'm trying to think of the last time the American public called for a politician's head based on a sex scandal due to moral outrage rather than partisanship. I'm guessing there aren't many examples. Political life revolves entirely around the 25% of the population that identifies as hard-right nationalist / fundamentalist. No one else gets attention. Look at Obama's recent speech - you don't say those words to leftists. Not even American leftists.

I caught both MSNBC and Fox News yesterday. Both were presenting Bernanke's recent actions as what they were - a direct transfer of wealth from the middle class to the ultra rich. Fox News was channeling Eurotrib. I'm not joking. Not that it matters - we're not willing to go to jail or die to fight against this. I'm certainly not.

you are the media you consume.

by MillMan (millguy at gmail) on Tue Mar 18th, 2008 at 08:23:41 PM EST
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